Category Archives: Research

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 brief … Continue reading

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The 25th Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference

The 25th Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference will take place on March 28-29, 2019, at the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle. The Conference Planning Committee is now seeking proposals on topics related to dispute resolution for this exciting multi-track conference. To … Continue reading

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DOJ Justice Manual — Indian Country Provisions

Earlier this week the Department of Justice replaced the US Attorneys’ Manual with the new Justice Manual. [Miigwetch to Chris Chaney for the tip.] Here: Indian Jurisdiction Indian Country—Introduction Criminal Resource Manual at 674 Investigative Jurisdiction Criminal Resource Manual at … Continue reading

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Sturgeon v. Frost II Background Materials

Merits Briefs: Petitioner’s Brief States’ Amicus Brief Respondents’ Brief Alaska Amicus Brief National Parks Conservation Association Amicus Brief Law Professors’ Brief Alaska Native Subsistence Users Amicus Brief Cert Stage Briefs: Cert Petition Alaska Amicus Brief in Support of Cert Petition … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses NEPA Suit re: Osage Mineral Estate

Here are the materials in Persimmon Ridge LLC v. Zinke (N.D. Okla.): 18 Amended Complaint 21 US Motion to Dismiss 25 Persimmon Response 28 Reply 42 DCT Order

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Federal Court Allows FTCA Suit re: Navajo Nation Police Vehicle Accident to Proceed

Here are the materials in Stearney v. United States (D. Ariz.): 59 Amended Complaint 92 US Motion for Summary J 108 Response 118 Reply 119 DCT Order

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Federal Court Dismisses ICRA Habeas Petition Brought against Kewa Pueblo/Pueblo of Santo Domingo

Here are the materials in Aguilar v. Rodriguez (D.N.M.): 12 Objections 13 Motion for Immediate Release 16 Response to 13 18 DCT Order Prior post here.

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Arizona SCT Oral Argument Video in Hopi Tribe v. Arizona Snowbowl

Here. Prior posts here.

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Nooksack Update: Disenrollees File 9th Circuit Appeal; State Superior Court Further Stays Eviction

Plaintiffs filed a notice of appeal from the District Court’s dismissal of their civil RICO action to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, in Rabang v. Kelly (Rabang II). Pending that appeal, the Whatcom County Superior Court further stayed a … Continue reading

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WSBA Indian Law Section Summer 2018 Newsletter

Here: 2018_09-indian-news In this issue you will find:   • Word from the Chair • HB-2951: Increasing Services to Report and Investigate Missing Native American Women • Exercising Sovereignty Through Tribal Courts • Eluding the Proper Scope of Federal Jurisdiction: … Continue reading

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