Category Archives: fee to trust

Ninth Circuit Briefs in Citizens for a Better Way v. Zinke

Here: Opening Brief Related posts.

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Grand Traverse Band Response to House Resources Committee Memo of May 22, 2017

Here are the materials: 06-06-17 Ltrs to Hon. Raul Labrador and Donald McEachin County Commissioner-Ty Wessell Letter of Support ARTICLE – Rep. Rob Bishop Angers House Colleagues Over His Handling of I…

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E.D. Okla. Rules in Favor of Cherokee Nation and Remands UKB Trust Application

Download the documents and materials in the matter of The Cherokee Nation v. Jewell et al, 14-cv-00428 (E.D. Okla. May 31, 2017): Doc. 67 – Plaintiff’s Merits Brief Doc. 77 – Intervenor-Defendants’ Response Merits Brief Doc. 78 – Cherokee Nation … Continue reading

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DOI Consultation Notice on DOI Reorganization

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

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SCOTUS Denied Cert in Challenge to Oneida Trust Land Acquisition on Monday (Central New York Fair Business Assoc. v Zinke)

Missed it. Sorry. 🙂 Here’s the order list from Monday. Petition is here.

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Upright Citizens Brigade Cert Petition Challenging Indian Rights

Say it isn’t so Amy Poehler! Actually, the petition is captioned Upstate Citizens for Equality v. United States: Cert Petition Questions presented: 1. Can Congress in the exercise of its Article 1 powers infringe, reduce or diminish the territorial integrity … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Grants Patchak v. Zinke

Here is the order list. Lower court materials are here.

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D.C. Circuit Briefs in Amador County v. Dept. of Interior

Here: Amador County Opening Brief DOI Answer Brief Reply Lower court materials in Amador County v. Jewell (D.D.C.): 76-1 Amador County Motion 77 US Motion 81 Amador County Response 83 US Reply 84 DCT Order

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Zinke Memorandum on Off-Rez Fee to Trust Acquisitions

Here: doc (doi) – 2017-04-06 – part 151 (aas-ia re handling of ftt acquisitions)    

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First Circuit Rules in Favor of Aquinnah in Gaming Dispute

Here is the opinion in Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah). Briefs here.

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