Category Archives: economic development

Wiring the Rez 2019 Conference @ ASU LAw

Event Info: Wiring the Rez:  Innovative Strategies for Business Development Via E-Commerce CLE Conference The 5th Annual Tribal Government E-Commerce Conference Jan. 31 – Feb. 1, 2019 / Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino / Chandler, AZ The goal of … Continue reading

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Student Scholarship on the Allergan/Mohawk Case

Seth W. R. Brickey has published “Rent-A-Tribe: Using Tribal Immunity to Shield Patents from Administrative Review” in the Washington Law Review. Here is the abstract:  In 2017, Allergan Pharmaceuticals entered into an agreement with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT). Allergan … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Transcript in Cougar Den Case

Here. Briefs and other materials here.

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New piece on the cultural and social effects of tribal extractive development

Carla Fredericks, Kate Finn, Erica Gajda, and Jesse Heibel have published “Responsible Resource Development: A Strategic Plan to Consider Social and Cultural Impacts of Tribal Extractive Industry Development” in Harvard Journal of Law & Gender Online. Here.

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New Scholarship on Tribal Bankruptcy

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

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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

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New Scholarship by Jeanette Wolfley on Indian Tribes and the Energy Industry

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.  

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En Banc Petition Materials in St. Regis Mohawk Tribe v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals

Here: En Banc Petition States Amicus Brief University of Minnesota Brief University of New Mexico Amicus Brief Prior posts here.

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Background Materials in Washington State Department of Licensing v. Cougar Den, Inc.

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

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Federal Magistrate Quashes Third Party Subpoena Issued against Tunica Biloxi Tribal Enterprise

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

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