Category Archives: judges

CSKT 2018 Indian Child Welfare Legal Summit, September 12-13

Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes’2018 Indian Child Welfare Legal Summit The Montana Court Improvement Program, in conjuction with CSKT, would like to invite you to this interactive training designed to improve legal knowledge, skills, and practices in relation to Indian Child Welfare.  … Continue reading

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Clerkships with Washington Supreme Court accepting applications.

Here.

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Judge Kavanaugh’s Indian Law Record [Updated]

The judge nominated to replace Justice Kennedy, Brett Kavanaugh, is a D.C. Circuit judge, originally nominated by President Bush in 2006. He has written one opinion in an Indian law case, Vann v. Dept. of Interior (vann v doi), plus … Continue reading

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High Country News: “Why Justice Anthony Kennedy wasn’t good for Indian Country The retiring Supreme Court justice leaves a legacy of anti-tribal votes.”

Here.

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Reflections on Justice Kennedy’s Indian Law Legacy

My most enduring memory of Justice Kennedy is no doubt watching him lean over the bench, red faced and angry, screaming/yelling/lecturing at Neal Katyal during the Dollar General oral argument. I concluded then, if I hadn’t already before that moment … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Kirsten Matoy Carlson on Eighth Circuit Judge Diana Murphy

In Remembrance: Judge Diana Murphy Last month, Indian country lost a powerful advocate and friend, the Honorable Diana E. Murphy of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Judge Murphy was the first woman appointed to the Court … Continue reading

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Senate Judiciary Committee Minority Report on Judicial Nominations

Here: judiciary-dems-final-judges-report-5.10.18-

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Profile of 9th Circuit Judge Ronald M. Gould

Here’s my profile of Judge Gould, from the April Federal Lawyer.

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Awaiting the Culverts Argument

Posted in Author: Ann Tweedy, judges, Research, Supreme Court, treaty rights

Ninth Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski to Immediately Retire

From WaPo, here.

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