Category Archives: economic development
Here: Cert Petition Question presented: Whether a generally applicable federal statute, which is silent as to its applicability to Indian Tribes, should nevertheless be presumed to apply to Tribes. Lower court materials here.
On South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation, Nick Tilsen is upending entrenched poverty and rebuilding his Lakota community. HERE.
Here is the opinion in Churchill Financial Management Corp. v. ClearNexus Inc. (Ga. Ct. App.): Ga Ct App Opinion An excerpt: Most courts that have addressed this issue have determined that tribal sovereign immunity extends to entities known as chartered … Continue reading →
Here are the materials in Oneida Seven Generations Corporation v. City of Green Bay (E.D. Wis.): 10 Green Bay Motion to Dismiss 14 Opposition to 10 17 Reply 19 DCT Order An excerpt: Plaintiffs Oneida Seven Generations Corporation (OSGC) and Green … Continue reading →
Here are the materials so far in Forster-Gill Inc. v. Pinoleville Pomo Nation First Amended Complaint Motion to Quash Opposition to Motion to Quash Reply to Motion to Quash
Here is the unpublished opinion in Finn v. Great Plains Lending LLC. Briefs and other materials here.
Here are the materials in Ho-Chunk Inc. v. Sessions (D.D.C.): 7 US Motion for Summary J 11-3 HCI Cross Motion 14 US Reply 16 HCI Reply 17 HCI Supplemental Brief 18 US Response to 17 20 HCI Reply in Support … Continue reading →
Download(PDF): Tribal Listening Sessions on E.O. 13871: Reorganization of the Executive Branch Acting Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Michael S. Black, invites Tribal leaders to attend one of the listed listening sessions to provide input on improving “efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability” … Continue reading →
There’s a new report on the coal industry Indian country should be reading. It concludes, “President Trump’s efforts to roll back environmental regulations will not materially improve economic conditions in America’s coal communities.” HT.
From the AP: Here.