Category Archives: Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Indian Groups Persuade Federal Court to Preserve Judge Cebull Emails

Here are the materials in Four Directions v. Committee on Judicial Conduct and Disability of the Judicial Conference of the United States (N.D. Cal.): 34 Petition to Preserve Evidence 35 Opposition & Motion to Dismiss 38 Response to 35 39 Reply … Continue reading

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Alaska SCT Upholds Subsistence Hunting Rules against Challenge from Conservation Group

Here is the opinion in Alaska Fish & Wildlife Conservation Fund v. State: Alaska Fish and Wildlife Conservation Fund v State An excerpt: Regulations promulgated by the Alaska Board of Game establish two different systems of subsistence hunting for moose and … Continue reading

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Alaska COA Rejects Yup’ik Free Exercise Defense to Criminal Prosecution for Salmon Fishing

Here is the opinion: Phillip v. State An excerpt: In June 2012, the thirteen defendants in this case — all Yup’ik fishermen living a subsistence lifestyle — were charged with violating the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s emergency orders … Continue reading

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Oklahoma v. Hobia Cert Petition

Here: Petition for a Writ of Certiorari (as filed) Question presented: Does Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, 134 S.Ct. 2024 (2014), require the dismissal of a State’s suit to prevent tribal officers from conducting gaming that would be unlawful … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Judicare Indian Law Office Job Posting

INDIAN LAW STAFF ATTORNEY DESCRIPTION – Wisconsin Judicare’s Indian Law Office is hiring an additional attorney to represent Native American individuals on a variety of issues including civil and criminal defense representation in the Ho-Chunk Nation Tribal Court.  Wisconsin Judicare … Continue reading

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First Circuit Briefs in Luckerman v. Narragansett Tribe

Here: Narrangansett Brief Luckerman Brief Lower court materials here.

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Tenth Circuit Briefs in Flute v. United States — Sand Creek Massacre Trust Accounting Claims

Here: Flute Opening Brief US Answer Brief Lower court materials here.

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Challenge to Oneida Fee to Trust Defeated

Here are the materials in Upstate Citizens for Equality v. Jewell (N.D. N.Y.): 79-1 US Motion for Summary J 80 UCE Response 81 US Reply 84 DCT Order And the materials in Central New York Fair Business Association v. Jewell (N.D. … Continue reading

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Consumer Financial Protection Board Proposes to Regulate Payday Lending and Similar Activities

Here is the CFPB fact sheet, with links to outlines of proposals under consideration will be posted. News coverage here and here.

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Arizona State Law Journal Symposium: “School-To-Prison Pipeline in Indian Country”

Webcast link here. Conference materials here. Featuring our current and former colleagues Tiffani Darden and Laura McNeal!

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