Category Archives: fee to trust
Here: Oral Argument Transcript
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 →
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!
Here is the complaint in Geyser v. United States (C.D. Cal.): Complaint
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 UPDATE: And the unpublished opinion in No Casino in Plymouth v. Zinke.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 →
Here: 16-498 bsac Fed. Cts. and Indian Law Scholars Background materials here.
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.
Here: US Merits Brief Gun Lake Merits Brief Other briefs here.
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 →