Category Archives: Supreme Court
Here is the order. Background materials here.
Here: cpn v okla cert petition Question presented: Whether the Court of Appeals erred in reversing the District Court’s confirmation and enforcement of the Arbitrator’s Award pursuant to the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq. Lower court … Continue reading →
Gregory Ablavsky has posted “Upper Skagit v. Lundgren: Deceptively Straightforward Case Raises Fundamental Questions about Native Nations, History, and Sovereignty” on Stanford Law School’s blog. Here are excerpts: This decision provoked the ire of Justice Thomas, who, in a lengthy … Continue reading →
The Upper Skagit Court’s restraint Monday is appreciated in Indian Country. A “hornbook” law principle is that tribes need not suffer litigation unless and until either the tribe or Congress expressly says so. Monday’s Upper Skagit opinion affords appropriate time … Continue reading →
Here: northern arapaho tribe – cert petition eastern shoshone tribe v. wyoming — cert. petition amicus brief of ncai nos. 17-1159 and 17-1164 law profs amicus brief us brief in opposition riverton and fremont brief in opposition wyfb brief in … Continue reading →
Here is the opinion. From Justice Gorsuch’s opinion: Like some courts before it, the Washington Supreme Court read Yakima as distinguishing in rem from in personam lawsuits and “establish[ing] the principle that . . . courts have subject matter jurisdiction … Continue reading →
Here is today’s order list. Here are the cert stage materials.
Here is today’s order list. Here are the cert stage materials so far.
Yesterday’s order list is here. Case materials are here.