Tag Archives: cert petition
Here: Cert Petition Question presented: Whether NIGC legal opinions that determine whether Indian lands are eligible for gaming under IGRA are reviewable final agency actions. Lower court materials here.
SCOTUS Asks for Views of Solicitor General in Cougar Den Case; Cert Denied in Petitions involving Poarch Band Creek and Ute Indian Tribe
Here is the order list. Here are the materials in Washington State Dept. of Licensing v. Cougar Den Inc. Here are the materials in Hackford v. Utah. He didn’t post Williams v. Poarch Band because it was a pro se petition.
Here: Cert Petition Question presented: Whether a tribal court has jurisdiction to adjudicate employment claims by Arizona school district employees against their Arizona school district employer that operates on the Navajo reservation pursuant to a state constitutional mandate to provide … Continue reading →
Here: Cert Petition Question presented: This case presents a question that divides the circuits: Should the “detention” requirement for habeas review under the ICRA be construed “more narrowly than” the “custody” showing required under other federal habeas statutes? Lower court … Continue reading →
Here is the petition in Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Lundgren: Cert Petition Question presented: Does a court’s exercise of in rem jurisdiction overcome the jurisdictional bar of tribal sovereign immunity when the tribe has not waived immunity and Congress has not unequivocally abrogated it? Lower court materials … Continue reading →
Here: Seattle Human Rights Commission Culvert_OpEd An excerpt: The Seattle Human Rights Commission writes in response to the Seattle Times recent editorial “The Supreme Court must clarify culvert ruling,” and seeks to correct inaccuracies regarding tribal treaty rights and the State’s obligation … Continue reading →
Federal Court Declines to Stay Mandate in Effort to Condemn Navajo Lands Saying Utility Loses Even if SCOTUS Reverses
Here are the materials in Public Service Company of New Mexico v. Approximately 15.49 Acres of Land in McKinley County (D.N.M.): 142 Motion to Confirm Stay Order 143 Response 145 Reply 147 DCT Order Prior posts here.
Here: Cert Petition AFN Amicus Brief
Here: Cert Petition Questions presented: 1. Whether a tribe that opted out of the Indian Reorganization Act can have its status under the Act revived under the Indian Land Consolidation Act, 25 U.S.C. § 2202, even though the United States did not … Continue reading →
Here. Previous coverage is here.