Category Archives: Research

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Report Released

From the Urban Indian Health Institute: We released a report today on the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in urban areas. This first-of-its-kind report aims to provide a comprehensive snapshot of the MMIWG crisis in urban … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Author: Victoria Sweet, Research | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Federal Court Allows Former Tribal Health Employee’s Suit to Proceed against Feds

Here are the materials in Goss v. United States (D. Ariz.): 1 Complaint 17 Tribal Motion to Dismiss 21 US Motion to Dismiss 28 Response to 21 29 Response to 17 32 US Reply 33 Tribal Reply 34 DCT Order

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Research | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

ILPC/TICA Conference November 15-16: Travel Donations

We absolutely could not make this conference happen without support from those who donated to the travel cost for speakers!   To register for the conference or view the agenda, click here.

Posted in Research | Leave a comment

Ninth Circuit Briefs in FMC Corp. v. Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

Here: FMC Opening Brief Tribal Appellee Brief FMC Reply Prior posts here.

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Research, Tribal Codes, tribal courts | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

ILPC/TICA Conference November 15-16: Eighth Panel

The eighth and final panel at the ILPC/TICA Conference, Professional Responsibility and Ethical Obligations, fulfills ethics CLE credits. We are excited to have you here tomorrow! Fulfill CLE credits including 10 standard, 1.5 ethics, 1 elimination of bias. This panel … Continue reading

Posted in Research | Tagged | Leave a comment

ILPC/TICA Conference November 15-16: Seventh Panel

Join us this week, November 15-16, 2018 at the ILPC/TICA Conference for an expert discussion on Litigating Difficult ICWA Cases. Register and come visit us on the banks of the Red Cedar! Fulfill CLE credits including 10 standard, 1.5 ethics, 1 … Continue reading

Posted in Research | Leave a comment

Federal Court Dismisses Challenge to Duckwater Shoshone Tribe Election

Here are the materials in Thompson v. United States (D. Nev.): 6 Complaint 10 Tribal Defendants MTD 13 Amended Tribal MTD 20 DCT Order Dismissing US 26 Motion for Reconsideration 28 DCT Order

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Research, tribal courts, tribal election | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Ninth Circuit Briefs in Begay v. Office of Navajo and Hopi Relocation

Here: Opening Brief Answering Brief Lower court materials in Begay v. Office of Navajo and Hopi Relocation (D. Ariz.) here: 1 Complaint 44 Begay MSJ 58 US Response 60 Begay Reply 64 US Reply 66 DCT Order

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Research | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

ILPC/TICA Conference November 15-16: Seventh Panel

Join us November 15-16, 2018 for the ILPC/TICA Conference for an expert discussion on Litigating Difficult ICWA Cases. Don’t forget Pre-Conference activities on November 14!  Register and come visit us on the banks of the Red Cedar! Fulfill CLE credits including … Continue reading

Posted in Research | Leave a comment

Federal Court Orders Tribal Exhaustion in Property Dispute

Here are the new materials in Watterson v. Fritcher (E.D. Cal.): 28 Response to Order to Show Cause 30 DCT Order Prior post here.

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Research, tribal courts | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment