Tag Archives: cert petition
Here: Harvey v. Ute et al. Petition Questions presented: 1.Whether the tribal remedies exhaustion doctrine, which requires federal courts to stay cases challenging tribal jurisdiction until the parties have exhausted parallel tribal court proceedings, applies to state courts as well. 2.Whether the … Continue reading →
Here: NMA Petition Question presented: Can Congress’s delegation to the Department of the Interior of withdrawal authority over large tracts of land survive without the legislative veto right that Congress included as a check on the exercise of that authority? Lower court materials here.
Here: Cert Petition Question presented: Whether Congress clearly intended in 1905 to di- minish the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, home to the Eastern Shoshone Tribe. Lower court materials here.
Here is today’s order list. The Court denied cert in Renteria v. Superior Court & Norton v. Ute Indian Tribe.
As a reminder, this is the cert petition regarding the very long Utah Supreme Court decision which held there is a federal reasonableness standard for determining whether an unwed father is a parent under ICWA. That decision is here. Another … Continue reading →
Here: Cert Petition Question presented: Whether the 1866 territorial boundaries of the Creek Nation within the former Indian Territory of eastern Oklahoma constitute an “Indian reservation” today under 18 U.S.C. § 1151(a). Lower court materials here. UPDATE: Environmental Federation Of … Continue reading →
Here is today’s order list. Cert stage materials here.
Here is yesterday’s order list. Petition stage materials here.
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 →
Here: Cert Petition Cert Opp Brief Reply Lower court materials here.