Category Archives: economic development

Ninth Circuit Materials in Atlantic Richfield Co. v. Laguna Construction Co.

Here are the briefs: Opening Brief Others briefs TK. Lower court materials tag here.

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Ninth Circuit Rejects Challenges to Navajo Generating Station Clean Air FIP

Here is the opinion in Yazzie v. EPA. Here is the opinion in Hopi Tribe v. EPA. The Yazzie opinion is the lead opinion and has more details. Materials in the Yazzie appeal are here. Materials in the Hopi appeal … Continue reading

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NEPA Challenge to Tule Wind Project Fails

Here are the materials in Protect Our Communities Foundation v. Black (S.D. Cal.): 59-1 POCF Motion for Summary J 61-1 Tule Wind Cross Motion 64 Federal Motion 66 POCF Response 74 Federal Reply 75 Tule Wind Reply 80EWI Order Granting … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Materials in Finn v. Great Plains Lending LLC

Here: Finn Brief Great Plains Lending Brief Finn Reply Lower court materials here.

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Tenth Circuit Briefs in Team Systems International v. Haozous (Fort Sill Industries)

Here: appellant-brief

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Second Circuit Briefs in Gingras v. ThinkFinance & Plain Green

Here are the materials in Gingras v. ThinkFinance LLC: Plain Green Officers Brief ThinkFinance Brief Appellee Brief Plain Green Officers Reply ThinkFinance Reply Lower court decision in Gingras v. Rosette here.

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California SCT Rules against Immunity for Tribal Sovereign Lenders

Here is the opinion in People ex rel. Owens v. Miami Nation Enterprises. We posted briefs here.

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Tribal Tax-Exemption Win in Washington Supreme Court

The Washington Supreme Court has upheld a state law allowing tribal fee lands used for economic development projects to be exempt from state taxes provided that the tribe pays a payment in lieu of tax. (PILT). The case concerned Muckleshoot-owned … Continue reading

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Financial Blog: “Trump advisors aim to privatize oil-rich Indian reservations”

Here.

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ASU Law Tribal Government E-Commerce Conference Feb 2-3/17 — REGISTRATION OPEN

Here are some details: The Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is hosting its third annual Tribal Government E-Commerce CLE Conference entitled: Sovereignty and E-Commerce:  Innovating and Reshaping the  Borders of … Continue reading

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