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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Navajo Tribal Court Jurisdiction & Wampanoag Gaming Matters; Issues CVSG in Crow Hunting Case

Here is today’s order list. The Court denied cert in Window Rock Unified School District v. Reeves (cert materials here); Massachusetts v. Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) (cert petition here); and Red Bear v. SESDAC (lower court decision here). … Continue reading

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Window Rock School District v. Reeves Cert Stage Materials

Here: Cert Petition Cert Opp Brief Reply Lower court materials here.

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Norton v. Ute Indian Tribe Cert Petition

Here: Cert Petition Question presented: In light of the clear precedent of Nevada v. Hicks, 533 U.S. 353 (2001), which holds that state law enforcement officers are not subject to suit in a tribal court for claims arising out of … Continue reading

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Keepseagle v. Perdue Cert Petition

Here: Cert Petition Questions presented: 1. Whether the application of cy pres to this class action settlement is inappropriate because the class members have not been adequately compensated and whether this adequate compensation is best accomplished by awarding all settlement … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Great Plains Lending & Quapaw Gaming Cases

Here is yesterday’s order list. The materials in Great Plains Lending v. CFPB are here. The materials in Kansas v. NIGC are here.

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Gregory Ablavsky Guest Post: What Justice Thomas Gets Wrong About Constitutional History: Part 2—Ratification, Natelson, and Territorial Integrity

Professor Ablavsky is the author of “Beyond the Commerce Clause.” Part I is here. What Justice Thomas Gets Wrong About Constitutional History: Part 2—Ratification, Natelson, and Territorial Integrity One interesting aspect about Upstate Citizens is the underlying dispute’s highly ironic … Continue reading

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Greg Ablavsky Guest Post: What Justice Thomas Gets Wrong About Constitutional History: Part I—the Indian Commerce Clause

SCOTUS denied cert in two cases challenging the constitutionality of Section 5 of the Indian Reorganization Act, the statute that authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for Indian tribes. The petitions are here and here. … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Agua Caliente Water Rights Case

Here is the order list. Here are the cert stage materials.

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Public Service Co. of New Mexico v. Barboan Cert Petition

Here: Cert Petition Questions presented: 1. Does 25 U.S.C. § 357 authorize a condemnation action against a parcel of allotted land in which an Indian tribe has a fractional beneficial interest, especially where (a) the the tribe holds less than … Continue reading

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

Here: US Cert Opp Brief Cert petition here.

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