Category Archives: Research

Amerind Insurance Prevails over Blackfeet Housing

Here are the materials in Amerind Risk Management Corp. v. Blackfeet Housing Authority (D.N.M.): 42 dct order 28-1 amerind motion for summary j 33 response 36 amerind response 38 blackfeet reply Prior post here.

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Splinter: “The Long Thorny History of the Cherokee Who Owned African Slaves”

Here.

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ProPublica: “It’s a Fact: Supreme Court Errors Aren’t Hard to Find”

Here.

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National Indian Law Library Bulletin (10/11/2017)

Here: The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 10/11/17. U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.html Petition was filed in Kansas v. National Indian Gaming Commission (Indian Lands – Gaming) Petition was filed in Herrera … Continue reading

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Federal Court Joins Tribe in Patent Texas Matter

Here are the relevant materials in Allergan Inc. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. (E.D. Tex.): 503 DCT Order to Produce 510 Production of Documents 517 Unopposed Motion 522 DCT Order

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Breakdown: A closer look at the Trump Administration’s proposed land into trust regulations

The Trump Administration has been signaling its intent to limit when, where, and how tribes can have land placed into trust status since the beginning. Those signals have been discussed at length here on TurtleTalk, including here, here, and here. … Continue reading

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North Dakota SCT Declines to Terminate the Special Provision of Legal Services Order

Here is the court’s order in In the Matter of a Petition to Terminate the Special Provision of Legal Services by Qualified Attorneys From Outside North Dakota: 20160436_op_Petition to Terminate Special Provision of Legal Services Prior post here.

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Cert Opposition Briefs in Coachella v. Agua Caliente

Here: Agua Caliente Cert Opp US Cert Opp Cert petition here.

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Federal Claims Court Dismisses Most Counts in Pine Ridge Lease Cancellation Challenge

Here are the materials in Moody v. United States (Fed. Cl.): 1 Complaint 32 Motion to Dismiss Counts 1-3 33 Response 34 Reply 36 Order

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California COA Affirms Dismissal of Workers’ Comp. Challenge to Blue Lake Rancheria Business

Here is the opinion in American Cargo Express v. Superior Court: American Cargo Express v Superior Court

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