Category Archives: Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Tulalip Associate Judge Position

Here: Tulalip Associate Judge Job Announcement

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Puyallup Court Administrator Job Posting

Here: Tribal Court Administrator, closes 7.17

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Amici Press Release in Support of Sac & Fox Nation Cert Petition

Key Groups File Amicus Briefs in Support of Supreme Court Petition To Bring Jim Thorpe Home Members of Congress, Religious Organizations, NCAI Weigh In to Support Petition by Sac and Fox Nation and Thorpe’s Sons to Return His Remains to … Continue reading

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Crow Allottees Challenge to Crow Water Compact Dismissed on Federal Immunity Grounds

Here are the materials in Crow Allottees Association v. Bureau of Indian Affairs (D. Mont.): 35 BIA Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings 38 Response 42 BIA Reply 59 DCT Order

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Amicus Briefs in Support of Cert Petition in Sac & Fox Nation v. Borough of Jim Thorpe

Here: 15-07-01 Members of Congress Amicus Brief (Sac & Fox Nation v. Borough, No. 14-1419) NCAI Amicus Brief 15-07-02 Religious Groups Amicus Brief (Sac & Fox Nation v. Borough, No. 14-1419) 15-07-02 Scholars Amicus Brief (Sac & Fox Nation v. … Continue reading

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Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Background Materials

In anticipation of the briefing of Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, the Supreme Court’s next foray in tribal civil jurisdiction, we provide some background materials on the cases and tribal civil jurisdiction in general. Opinions Mississippi Choctaw … Continue reading

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Split Sixth Circuit Panel Affirms NLRB Jurisdiction over Saginaw Chippewa’s Soaring Eagle Casino

Here is the opinion: 2015-07-01 Soaring Eagle Decision Briefs here.

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American Indian Law Journal Call for Papers

The American Indian Law Journal, published by the Seattle University School of Law, is currently accepting submissions for potential publication in the fall 2015 issue.  The American Indian Law Journal serves as a vital online resource providing high quality articles on issues … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Allows Suit by “Advantage Gamblers” against Tribal Casino Officials under Maxwell Precedent

Here is the opinion in Pistor v. Garcia: 12-17095 From the court’s syllabus: The panel affirmed the district court’s denial of a motion to dismiss an action brought against tribal officers who were sued in their individual capacities for an … Continue reading

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TCAP Tribal Courts Conference Protecting Indian Children August 20-21, 2015

Here: August–TCAP conference save the date

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