Category Archives: Regulations
Here is the petition in United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma v. Federal Communications Commission (D.C. Cir.): amended fcc petition as filed
Late last week, this article from Politico started making the rounds: But the Trump administration contends the tribes are a race rather than separate governments, and exempting them from Medicaid work rules — which have been approved in three states … Continue reading →
Federal Court Holds Burt Lake Band of Ottawa Indians Has Standing to Challenge 2015 Federal Acknowledgment Regs
Here is the order in Burt Lake Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians v. Zinke (D.D.C.): 20 DCT Order Briefs here. Here are some details on this as yet non-recognized tribe: New Scholarship on the Burt Lake Burn-Out Northern Express Article … Continue reading →
Here are the documents and materials in the matter of Crow Indian Tribe et al v. U.S.A. et al, 17-cv-00089 (D. Mont. 2017): Doc. 22 – First Amended Complaint and Petition for Permanent Injunction and Declaratory Relief Doc. 23 – … 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!
Washburn & Cummings: “Explaining the Modernized Leasing and Right-of-Way Regulations for Indian Lands”
Kevin Washburn & Jody Cummings have posted “Explaining the Modernized Leasing and Right-of-Way Regulations for Indian Lands.” The abstract: The Obama Administration enacted significant reforms to the regulatory rules governing federal leasing and right of way approvals across tribal lands … Continue reading →
Here is the order in Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians v. Riverside County (C.D. Cal.): 163 DCT Order Briefs here.
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 →
Here is the opinion in State of New Mexico v. Dept. of Interior. Briefs here.