Category Archives: trust relationship

New Paper on Defending Morton v. Mancari

Andrew Huff and Tim Coulter have released “Defending Morton v. Mancari and the Constitutionality of Legislation Supporting Indians and Tribes”. Quote from the article Supporting and defending the Mancari decision and the rule that it stands for – that laws … Continue reading

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2017 DOJ Report on Indian Country Criminal Investigations and Prosecutions

Here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Trust Breach Action over Phoenix Indian School Land Exchange

Here are the materials in Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona Inc. v. United States (Fed. Cl.): 58 Second Amended Complaint 59 US Motion to Dismiss 62 Response 63 Reply 69 DCT Order

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Federal Court Denies Summary Judgment on Funding Issue re: IHS Clinic near Oregon

Here are the materials in Fort McDermitt Paiute & Shoshone Tribe v. Price (D. D.C.): 1 Complaint 14 Tribe Motion for Summary J 15 IHS Motion for Summary J 18 Tribe Reply 20 IHS Reply 24 DCT Order

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Federal Court Denies Siletz Intervention in Chinook Suit against US

Here are the new materials in Chinook Indian Nation v. Zinke (W.D. Wash.): 58 Siletz Motion to Intervene 61 Chinook Opposition 73 Siletz Reply 76 DCT Order Prior posts here.  

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Federal Circuit Rejects Trust Breach Claim for Water by Crow Creek Sioux Tribe

Here is the opinion in Crow Creek Sioux Tribe v. United States. Briefs: Crow Creek Opening Brief US Response Brief Reply Lower court materials.

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Materials in Dispute over Trust Status of Parcel 5 at Upper Lake Rancheria

Here are the materials in the zombie case, Upper Lake Pomo Association v. Morton (E.D. Cal.) [yes, that’s Rogers Morton and yes, the caption number starts with 75]: 320 Jackson Motion to Enforce 324-1 Diwald Motion to Intervene 325 US Opposition … Continue reading

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Federal Circuit Reinstates Tucker Act Claim re: Keepseagle Settlement

Here is the opinion in LaBatte v . United States. Briefs: LaBatte Brief US Brief Reply Lower court materials here. D.C. Circuit proceedings here.

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Ninth Circuit Rejects Gila River Indian Community Reimbursement Claims against VA

Here is the opinion in Gila River Indian Community v. Dept. of Veterans Affairs. Briefs here.

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Norton Sound Health Corp. Sues IHS

Here is the complaint in North Sound Health Corp. v. Azar (D.D.C.): 5-14-2018 NSHC v Azar Complaint (Final as filed)

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