Category Archives: Research

Federal Court Bars South Dakota from Collecting Taxes on Non-Indian Contractors Working on Tribal Casino Construction Project

Here are the materials in Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe v. Sattgast (D.S.D.): 32 State Motion for Summary J 75 Flandreau Motion for Summary J 78 State Opposition 81 Flandreau Opposition 87 State Reply 89 Flandreau Reply 102 DCT Order

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Florida Supreme Court Disbars Former Tribal Lawyer

Here is the order in Florida Bar v. Bernardo Roman III: FL SCT Order Materials here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Counterclaim to Tribe’s Quiet Title Action

Here are the materials in Grindstone Indian Rancheria v. Olliff (E.D. Cal.): 1 Complaint 16 Motion to Dismiss Counterclaim 18 Opposition 19 Reply 21 DCT Order

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California Appellate Court Affirms Dismissal of Silvia Burley Suit against California Gambling Control Commission under Anti-SLAPP Rule

Here is the unpublished opinion in California Miwok Tribe v. Everone: d072141

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Federal Court Dismisses All But One Claim in Long-running Dahlstrom v. United States [wrongful discharge from Sauk-Siuattle]

Here are the materials in Dahlstrom v. United States (W.D. Wash.): 69 us motion to dismiss 73 opposition 75 reply 77 dct order dismissing second amended complaint    

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Federal Court Rejects Constitutional Challenge to IRA Section 5 [fee to trust statute]

Here are the materials in Club One Casino v. Dept. of Interior (E.D. Cal.): 36-1 club one casino motion for summary j 37-1 doi motion for summary j 38 club one reply 39 doi reply 40 dct order Prior post … Continue reading

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Federal Public Defender Job Announcement

The Federal Public Defender for the District of New Mexico has four openings in its Albuquerque, New Mexico Office: Research and Writing Attorney, Investigator, Assistant Federal Public Defender , and  Administrative Assistant to CJA Counsel.  Please see the respective job … Continue reading

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State Bar of Wisconsin: Seventh Annual Indian Law CLE

The State Bar of Wisconsin is holding its Seventh Annual Indian Law CLE September 6-7, 2018 at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee, W.I. For more information please visit the website and click here for the agenda.

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Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Fridays. Any posts received prior to 12pm EST on Friday will appear in that Friday’s announcements. If you would like to submit a post for an Indian law or leadership job, please send a PDF … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Part of Claim against Office of Navajo and Hopi Relocation [possibly the creepiest federal agency name]

Here are the materials so far in Tso v. Office of Navajo and Hopi Relocation (D. Ariz.): 1 complaint 17 motion to dismiss count ii 20 response 23 reply 24 dct order

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