Category Archives: economic development
Laura Coordes has posted “Beyond the Bankruptcy Code: A New Statutory Bankruptcy Regime for Tribal Debtors,” forthcoming in the Bankruptcy Developments Journal, on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Native American tribes and tribal businesses play an important role in U.S. … Continue reading →
Federal Court Dismisses First Nations Business Constitutional Claims re: Connecticut Tobacco Directory
Here are the materials in Grand River Enterprises Six Nations LTD v. Sullivan (D. Conn.): 74 Second Amended Complaint 82-1 Connecticut Motion to Dismiss 86 Opposition 95 Reply 97 Surreply 100 DCT Order
Jeanette Wolfley has published “Embracing Engagement: The Challenges and Opportunities for the Energy Industry and Tribal Nations on Projects Affecting Tribal Rights and Off-Reservation Lands” in the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law.
Here: En Banc Petition States Amicus Brief University of Minnesota Brief University of New Mexico Amicus Brief Prior posts here.
Supreme Court –Merits Stage Joint Appendix Petitioner’s Brief SG Brief Respondent’s Brief Sacred Ground Legal Services Amicus Brief Yakama Nation Amicus Brief Nez Perce Tribe Amicus Brief NCAI Amicus Brief Reply Brief –Cert Stage Cert Petition Cougar Den Cert Opp … Continue reading →
Here are the materials in Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. ThinkFinance (E.D. La.): 1 motion to quash subpoena 4 thinkfinance memorandum 5 reply 8 magistrate order
Here: King Mountain Opening Brief NCAI Amicus Brief New York Brief US Amicus Biref King Mountain Reply Prior posts here.
Here are the materials in Consumer Financial Protection Bureau v. Think Finance (D. Mont.): 51 Motion to Dismiss 59 Response 61 Reply 65 NFOA & Oklahoma Amicus Brief 78 DCT Order
Robert J. Miller has posted “Sovereign Resilience: Reviving Private Sector Economic Institutions in Indian Country.” Here is the abstract: Indian country in the United States is incredibly poor. Indian nations desperately need to develop reservation economic activities. Most tribal governments, … Continue reading →
Here are the materials in Williams v. Big Picture Loans LLC (E.D. Va.): 23 big picture mtd jurisdiction 27 big picture mtd exhaustion 29 tribal officials mtd 83 opposition to 23 86 opposition to 27 87 opposition to 29 99 … Continue reading →