Category Archives: Author: Sarah Donnelly

Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law or leadership job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Senate Indian Affairs Committee Policy Advisor/Counsel, Office of the Vice Chairman, Senator Tom … Continue reading

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Patent Trial and Appeal Board Amicus Briefs on Tribal Immunity Issue

Here are the amici curiae in the matter of Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. et al v. St. Regis Mohawk Tribe et al: For Movants: Brief Amici Curiae of the National Congress of American Indians, National Indian Gaming Association, and the United … Continue reading

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NCAI Webinar: Tribal Leasing and Self-Governance Under the HEARTH Act

Please register for Tribal Leasing and Self-Governance Under the HEARTH Act on Dec 07, 2017 3:00 PM EST at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2858751509657713153 The Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Home Ownership (HEARTH) Act was enacted by Congress in 2012 and provides tribal nations the flexibility to … Continue reading

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GTB RFPs for ICW and Probate/Estate Planning Attorneys

Links: RFP for Indian Child Welfare Attorneys [PDF], RFP for Probate-Estate Planning Attorneys [PDF] Deadline for submissions is 5:00 P.M. Thursday, December 14, 2017.

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Court Finds Tribes’ Interim Conditions Reasonable and Appropriate

Here is the opinion in the matter of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe et al v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers et al (D.D.C. 16-cv-01534): Doc. 304 – Memorandum Opinion Link: Previous posts, other documents related to Dakota Access Pipeline

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Indian Civil Rights Complaint Against Wash. State School District

Here is the complaint in the matter of Youckton v. Mary M. Knight School District, et al., 17-cv-05939 (W.D. Wash.): Doc. 1 – Complaint A Nisqually tribal member who was beaten enough to have his jaw wired shut after his … Continue reading

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Special Master’s Final Report on Redistricting San Juan County

Here are the materials in the matter of Navajo Nation et al v. San Juan County et al, 12-cv-00039 (D. Utah): Final Report of Bernard Grofman, Special Master Link: Previous posts

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Indigenous Environmental Network’s Suit Against Keystone XL Will Proceed

Here is the order in the matter of Indigenous Environmental Network v. U.S. Dep’t of State, No. 4:17-cv-00029-BMM (D. Mont.): Doc. 93 – Order Link: Previous posts

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Conn. and Tribes Sue Interior For Failure to Publish Gaming Compact Amendments

Here is the complaint in the matter of State of Connecticut et al v. Zinke et al, 17-cv-02564 (D.D.C. Nov. 29, 2017): Doc. 1 – Civil Cover Sheet and Complaint With the State of Connecticut, the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot … Continue reading

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Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law or leadership job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Southern Ute Indian Tribe Legal Department Director, Ignacio, C.O. Will lead a well-established … Continue reading

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