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Culverts cert petition filed

The State of Washington has petitioned for cert. in the Culverts case. The cert. petition is available here.

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Great Plains Lending v. Consumer Financial Protection Board Cert Petition

Here: Cert Petition Question presented: Whether a generally applicable federal statute, which is silent as to its applicability to Indian Tribes, should nevertheless be presumed to apply to Tribes. Lower court materials here.

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Town of Aquinnah v. Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) Cert Petition

Here: Town of Aquinnah’s Cert Petition  Commonwealth of Massachusetts Cert Petition Question presented: Whether the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, a statute of general application, impliedly repealed other federal statutes that specifically subject Indian tribes to state restrictions on gaming, a question that has divided the courts of appeals. Lower … Continue reading

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French v. Starr Cert Petition

Here: Cert Petition Lower court materials here.

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Cert Petition Filed in ICWA Case out of Arizona

Here is the petition in S.S. v. The Colorado River Indian Tribes. Goldwater has filed cert on an Arizona Court of Appeals case the Arizona Supreme Court refused to review. Here is the Court of Appeals case. Sorry for the … Continue reading

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Hackford v. Utah Cert Petition (Ute Reservation Boundaries)

Here: Hackford v Utah Cert Petition Questions presented: 1. Whether the Acts of Congress, authorizing the President to set apart and reserve any reservoir site or other lands necessary to conserve and protect the water supply for the Indians or … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Denied Cert in Challenge to Oneida Trust Land Acquisition on Monday (Central New York Fair Business Assoc. v Zinke)

Missed it. Sorry. 🙂 Here’s the order list from Monday. Petition is here.

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Upright Citizens Brigade Cert Petition Challenging Indian Rights

Say it isn’t so Amy Poehler! Actually, the petition is captioned Upstate Citizens for Equality v. United States: Cert Petition Questions presented: 1. Can Congress in the exercise of its Article 1 powers infringe, reduce or diminish the territorial integrity … Continue reading

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Cert Petition Filed in Case Challenging Constitutionality of SBA Section 8(a)

Here is the petition in Rothe v. Dept. of Defense: Cert Petition Questions presented: 1. Whether a statutory program that requires an agency to distribute benefits to “socially disadvantaged individuals,” and defines “socially disadvantaged” in terms of membership in certain … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Sun v. Mashantucket

Here is today’s order list. Cert petition here.

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