Category Archives: Supreme Court

United States Files Cert Opposition in Great Plains Lending v. CFPB

Here: US Cert Opp Brief Cert petition here.

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Cert Stage Briefs in Herrera v. Wyoming

2017-10-05 Herrera Cert Petition Question presented: Whether Wyoming’s admission to the Union or the establishment of the Bighorn National Forest abrogated the Crow Tribe of Indians’ 1868 federal treaty right to hunt on the “unoccupied lands of the United States,” thereby permitting the present-day criminal … Continue reading

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Patchak v. Zinke Oral Argument Transcript

Here: Oral Argument Transcript  

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SCOTUSBlog (Ronald Mann) Preview of Patchak v. Zinke

Here. An excerpt, and a little horn tooting: The most telling argument for the government is the recitation (in an amicus brief filed by a group of law professors) of the dozens of statutes Congress has adopted through the centuries … Continue reading

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Cert Stage Briefs in Coachella Valley Water District v. Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians

Here: Coachella Cert Petition States Amicus Brief Agua Caliente Cert Opp US Cert Opp Coachella Reply Desert Water Agency Reply Agua Caliente Supplemental Brief

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Alex Skibine on the Last 30 Years of Indian Law in the Supreme Court

Alexander Tallchief Skibine has posted “The Supreme Court’s Last 30 Years of Federal Indian Law: Looking for Equilibrium or Supremacy?” He presented this paper at the PLSI 50th Anniversary. Here is the abstract: Since 1831, Indian nations have been viewed … Continue reading

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

Here.

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Donald Trump is an Asshole

Here: “Trump Predicts Justices Ginsburg And Sotomayor Will Die During His Presidency.”

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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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Herrera v. Wyoming Cert Petition

Here: 2017-10-05 Herrera Cert Petition Question presented: Whether Wyoming’s admission to the Union or the establishment of the Bighorn National Forest abrogated the Crow Tribe of Indians’ 1868 federal treaty right to hunt on the “unoccupied lands of the United States,” thereby permitting the … Continue reading

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