Category Archives: fee to trust

Patchak v. Zinke Oral Argument Transcript

Here: Oral Argument Transcript  

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SCOTUSBlog (Ronald Mann) Preview of Patchak v. Zinke

Here. An excerpt, and a little horn tooting: The most telling argument for the government is the recitation (in an amicus brief filed by a group of law professors) of the dozens of statutes Congress has adopted through the centuries … Continue reading

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Interior Delays Tribal Consulation on Proposed Revisions to 25 CFR Part 151 to 2018

Here.

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Litigation Update on Cases Addressing the “Under Federal Jurisdiction” Requirement of the Indian Reorganization Act (Plus Other Things)

Here. Prepared for the FBA’s DC Indian Law Conference this Friday!

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Challenge to Federal Trust Land Acquisition for Sant Ynez Band Filed

Here is the complaint in Geyser v. United States (C.D. Cal.): Complaint

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Interior Prevails in Defense of Ione Band Trust Land Acquisition in Ninth Circuit

Here is the opinion in County of Amador v. Dept. of Interior. UPDATE: And the unpublished opinion in No Casino in Plymouth v. Zinke. An excerpt: This case involves a dispute over a proposed casino in Amador County, California. Plaintiff, the … Continue reading

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Scholars Amicus Brief in Patchak v. Zinke

Here: 16-498 bsac Fed. Cts. and Indian Law Scholars Background materials here.

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in NEPA Challenge to Enterprise Rancheria Casino

Here are the briefs in Cachil Dehe Band of Wintun Indians of the Colusa Indian Community v. Zinke: Opening Brief Tribe Answer Brief Federal Answer Brief Lower court materials here.

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Tribal and Federal Merits Briefs in Patchak v. Zinke

Here: US Merits Brief Gun Lake Merits Brief Other briefs here.

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Town of Vernon v. United States Cert Stage Materials

Here: Cert Petition Questions presented: 1. Whether a tribe that opted out of the Indian Reorganization Act can have its status under the Act revived under the Indian Land Consolidation Act, 25 U.S.C. § 2202, even though the United States did not … Continue reading

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