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Cert Stage Briefs in Eastern Shoshone/Northern Arapaho Tribes v. Wyoming

Here: northern arapaho tribe – cert petition eastern shoshone tribe v. wyoming — cert. petition amicus brief of ncai nos. 17-1159 and 17-1164 law profs amicus brief us brief in opposition riverton and fremont brief in opposition wyfb brief in … Continue reading

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Makah Whaling Cert Petition

Here is the petition in Makah Indian Tribe v. Quileute Indian Tribe & Quinault Indian Tribe: 2018-05-21 makah cert petition and appendix Question presented: The question presented is whether the Ninth Circuit—in conflict with the decisions of this Court and … Continue reading

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SG Recommends Grant in Washington State Dept. of Licensing v. Cougar Den Inc.

Here: SG Brief Here are the materials in Washington State Dept. of Licensing v. Cougar Den Inc.

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SCOTUS Asks for Views of the Solicitor General in Osage Wind LLC v. Osage Minerals Council

Here is today’s order list. Here are the cert stage materials so far.

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in New Mexico Public Service Co. v. Barboan

Yesterday’s order list is here. Case materials are here.

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Mildly Interesting SCOTUS Development: Bearcomesout Cert Petition

Here is the petition in Bearscomesout v. United States: bearcomesout cert petition Question presented: Whether the “separate sovereign” concept actually exists any longer where Congress’s plenary power over Indian tribes and the general erosion of any real tribal sovereignty is amplified … Continue reading

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Lummi Tribe v. United States Cert Petition [HUD Funding]

Here is the petition: Cert Petition Questions presented: Does 28 U.S.C. § 1491 grant the court of federal claims jurisdiction over an action to recover grant-in-aid funds unlawfully recouped by the United States or is the action one for specific relief which must be brought under … Continue reading

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Cert Petition Filed over Ione Band of Miwok Indians Trust Land Acquisition

Here is the petition in County of Amador v. Dept. of the Interior: Cert Petition Questions presented: 1. Whether Congress intended the phrase “under Federal jurisdiction,” as used in the 1934 Act, to encompass a tribe that, as of June 18, 1934, had no … Continue reading

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Royal v. Murphy Brief in Opposition

Here: Murphy BIO FINAL Cert petition is here.

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Fort Peck Housing Authority v. HUD Cert Petition

Here: Fort Peck Cert Petition Question presented: Whether an action for the restoration of grant in aid funds illegally recouped by the United States constitutes a suit for specific relief such that the United States’ sovereign immunity is waived pursuant … Continue reading

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