Category Archives: cultural resources

NYTs: “Debate Over ‘Redskins’ as Nickname Trickles Down to Buffalo Suburb”

Here.

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Rick Collins on Strict Scrutiny in Religious Freedom Cases & American Indian Sacred Sites Claims

Richard B. Collins has posted “Too Strict?” on SSRN. It is forthcoming in the First Amendment Law Review. The abstract: Should the strict scrutiny standard govern judicial review of claims that government has burdened religious freedom? American law’s patchwork of … Continue reading

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Washington Football Team Argues Lanham Act/TTAB Decision Violates First and Fifth Amendments

Here is the opening brief in Pro-Football Inc. v. Blackhorse (E.D. Va.): 53 DCT Order on Briefing Schedule 56 Pro-Football Motion for Summary J on Constitutional Claims According to the briefing schedules, briefs are going to be flying fast and … Continue reading

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Bainbridge Island Human Remains to Be Repatriated to Suquamish

The remains were found by workers on private land in 2012, but the homeowners and workers kept quiet about the discovery. Here.

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Pa. High School Student Newspaper Editor: “My High School Mascot Is Offensive”

Here. An excerpt: When I raised my hand to vote in a classroom at Neshaminy High School nearly 18 months ago, I was unaware of the battle I was about to ignite as editor-in-chief of The Playwickian, my school’s newspaper. … Continue reading

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Denial of En Banc Petition in Thorpe v. Borough of Thorpe

Here. Previous coverage of the case here.

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Seattle Human Rights Commission Release on Law Firms that will Boycott Washington Football Team

Law Firms Rally to Boycott Corporate Sponsors of the D.C. N.F.L. Team; the National Congress of American Indians Issues a Letter of Support For information contact: Ethel Branch (206) 344-8100 ethel.billie@gmail.com SEATTLE –The Seattle-based law firm of Kanji & Katzen … Continue reading

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Grand Forks High School Eagle Feather Graduation Policy Decision

Here are the materials — a big win! Eagle Feather Packet Superintendent Nybladh Eagle Feather Decision

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SCOTUS GVRs Knight v. Thompson — A Native Prisoner Matter — in Light of Holt v. Hobbs

Here is the order. BTW, a GVR stands for “grant vacate remand.” It usually means, as I believe it does here, that the Supreme Court has decided a matter that will affect the disposition of another matter pending before the … Continue reading

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NARF: “The impact of Holt v. Hobbs on Native American inmates”

Here. An excerpt: Holt holds that this approach is wrong.  Much like Knight, the Arkansas prison officials in Holtfeared safety and security issues and ignored the successful measures taken by the vast majority of prison systems to safely accommodate religious … Continue reading

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