Tag Archives: 1855 Yakama Treaty

Background Materials in Washington State Department of Licensing v. Cougar Den, Inc.

Supreme Court –Merits Stage Joint Appendix Petitioner’s Brief SG Brief Respondent’s Brief Sacred Ground Legal Services Amicus Brief –Cert Stage Cert Petition Cougar Den Cert Opp Reply SG Brief supplemental brief for respondent in response to brief of us solicitor … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Vera v. Bureau of Indian Affairs (FTCA Claim)

Here: Vera opening brief US answer brief reply brief oral argument video here.

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in United States v. King Mountain Tobacco Co. (No. 16-35956)

Here: King Mountain Opening Brief US Brief Reply Brief

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Cert Petition in Washington State Dept. of Licensing v. Cougar Den Inc.

Here: Cert Petition Questions presented: Whether the Yakama Treaty of 1855 creates a right for tribal members to avoid state taxes on off-reservation commercial activities that make use of public highways. Lower court materials here. UPDATE (8/23/17): Cougar Den Cert … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Yakama/King Mountain Tax Dispute

Here are the materials in Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Indian Nation v. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau: Yakama Opening Brief US Appellee Brief State Amicus Brief Reply Brief Oral argument video. Lower court materials in … Continue reading

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US Prevails in Tax Assessments Dispute with King Mountain Tobacco

Here are the materials in United States v. King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. (E.D. Wash.): 48 US Motion to Summary J 62 DCT Order Granting Summary J in 11-3038 70 US Renewed Motion for Summary J 74 King Mountain Response … Continue reading

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Wash. Dept. of Licensing Ofc. of Admin. Hearings Rules in Favor of Nontaxability of Fuel Imports to Yakama Indian Reservation

Here is in the Matter of Cougar Den Inc.: In re Cougar Den 7-24-14 DOL decision We posted on a similar matter here.

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Opening Ninth Circuit Brief in Yakama/King Mountain Tax Dispute with US

Here is the opening brief in Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Indian Nation v. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau: Yakama Opening Brief Lower court materials in King Mountain Tobacco Co. v. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and … Continue reading

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US Prevails in Tax Dispute with King Mountain Tobacco Co. (Yakama)

Here are the materials in King Mountain Tobacco Co. v. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (E.D. Wash.): 134 US Motion for Summary J 140 King Mountain Response 143 US Reply 149 DCT Order Granting US Motion An excerpt: … Continue reading

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News Coverage of Yakama-DOJ-FBI Agreement

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