Category Archives: Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Still Fighting Over Cobell/Pigford Attorney Fees: D.C. Court of Appeals Decides Boyd v. Kilpatrick Townsend

Here is the opinion,

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New Indian Law Scholarship

Carla Fredericks has published “Operationalizing Free, Prior, and Informed Consent” in the Albany Law Review. The Oklahoma Law Review has published a student paper, “Closing Time: Removing the State of Oklahoma from Alcohol Regulation in Indian Country.”

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Tenth Circuit Affirms Major Crimes Act Murder Conviction

Here is the opinion in United States v. Magnan.

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NYTs: “Panel: Dakota Access-Style Protests Could Become Commonplace”

Here.

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Federal Court Refuses to Enjoin Standing Rock Election

Here are the materials in Fool Bear v. Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (D.N.D.): 1 Complaint 3 Motion for PI 5 DCT Order Denying TRO 6 Motion for Reconsideration 8 DCT Order Denying Reconsideration

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Tenth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Challenge to San Ildefonso Pueblo Land Rights

Here is the unpublished opinion in Northern New Mexicans Protecting Land Water and Rights v. United States. Briefs here.

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Ninth Circuit Allows Bishop Paiute Law Enforcement Case to Proceed

Here is the opinion in Bishop Paiute Tribe v. Inyo County. An excerpt: The Bishop Paiute Tribe (the “Tribe”) seeks a declaration that they have the right to “investigate violations of tribal, state, and federal law, detain, and transport or deliver a non-Indian … Continue reading

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(Split) Tenth Circuit Rules against Pojoaque Pueblo in Gaming Dispute with State of New Mexico

Here is the opinion in Pueblo of Pojoaque v. State of New Mexico. An excerpt: Plaintiffs-Appellants Pueblo of Pojoaque and its governor, Joseph M. Talachy, (collectively “the Pueblo”) appeal from the district court’s dismissal of its claim for declaratory and … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Citizens for a Better Way v. Zinke

Here: Opening Brief Related posts.

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Pakootas v. Teck Caminco Metals

Here: Teck Caminco Opening Brief State of Washington Answer Brief Colville Answer Brief

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