Category Archives: cultural resources

Ninth Circuit Decides Klamath-Trinity River Flow Dispute in Favor of Feds and Tribes

Here is the opinion in San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority v. Haugrud. From the court’s syllabus: The panel affirmed in part and reversed in part the district court’s judgment, and held that the Bureau of Reclamation had the authority to … Continue reading

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Monte Mills: “How will Native tribes fight the Dakota Access Pipeline in court?”

Here, at PBS. An excerpt: Although the details of those arguments will be complex, as a legal scholar focused on Native American law I see the case addressing an essential question at the heart of our legal system: namely, how … Continue reading

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Moyers & Co.: “Why We Must Respect the Sacred at Standing Rock”

Here.

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Oglala Sioux Tribe Suit against Army Corps

Here is the complaint in Oglala Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers (D.D.C.): Complaint An excerpt: This is a complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief to stop the construction and operation of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Rejects Bivens Suits against Federal Officers in “Operation Cerebus”

Here is the opinion in Estate of Redd v. Love. Briefs: Appellant Brief US Brief Reply Lower court materials here.

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NYTs: “Guardians of a Vast Lake, and a Refuge for Humanity”

Here.

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Settlement Protects Religious Rights For Hawaiian Prisoners

Links: Civil Beat article by Rui Kaneya, previous posts Download(PDF): Doc. 778-1 Memo Points and Authorities in Support of Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Settlement Agreement Reached by Counsel on May 14 2015 and Request to Set Fairness Hearing From the … Continue reading

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New Commentary on Standing Rock

Here is “Standing Rock and the Erosion of Tribal Rights.”

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NYTs Profile of One Mind Youth Movement

Here is “The Youth Group That Launched a Movement at Standing Rock.”

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Tell Them Chaco Canyon is not For Sale (Scoping Meetings This Week)

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