Tag Archives: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe

Major Utah Supreme Court ICWA Case

In a case that has been pending for just under two years (oral arguments were a year ago May), the Utah Supreme Court found for the biological Indian father in the case, and reversed and remanded the trial court’s decision … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Kate E. Fort, Child Welfare, ICWA | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska ICWA Attorney, Juneau, AK. The … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Sarah Donnelly, jobs | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Heather Dawn Thompson Awarded Bush Fellowship

Here’s the press release from Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig’s Heather Dawn Thompson Awarded Prestigious Bush Fellowship DENVER – Apr. 3, 2017 – Heather Dawn Thompson, an attorney in the American Indian Law Practice of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, … Continue reading

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DAPL Appeal Pleadings

Here are the briefs in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers: 2017 03 15 Em Mtn for Injunction 2017 03 17 ACOE Resp in Opp 2017 03 17 CRST Reply 2017 03 17 DAPL Resp … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, cultural resources, Environmental, Research, treaty rights | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Federal Court Denies DAPL Injunction

Here is the order in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers (D.D.C.): March 7 Order Materials here.

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, cultural resources, Environmental, Research, treaty rights, trust relationship | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Citing Religious Freedom Act, CRST Requests TRO Against DAPL

Download(PDF): Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Requests Temporary Restraining Order to DAPL Based on the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

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Sioux Tribes Request Precautionary Measures to Protect Against DAPL

Download(PDF): Request for Precautionary Measures Pursuant to Article 25 of the IACHR Rules of Procedure Concerning Serious and Urgent Risks of Irreparable Harm Arising Out of Construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline Press Release: Tribes Ask International Human Rights Commission … Continue reading

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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Intervenor Complaint in DAPL Suit

Here is the complaint in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers (D.D.C.): 37-crst-complaint final-revised-treaty-complaint-press-release-2016-09-08

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, cultural resources, Environmental, Research, treaty rights | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Noah Feldman on the Impact of Western Sky-Inspired Litigation on Tribal Sovereignty

Noah Feldman has posted “Tribes Don’t Get a Pass on Federal Law” on Bloomberg. HT How Appealing. Despite the title (oh those editors!), tribal sovereignty isn’t mentioned until the last two paragraphs: [Judge] Wilkinson tried to duck the deepest question in … Continue reading

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Fourth Circuit Rules against Western Sky et al.

Here is the opinion in Hayes v. Delbert Services Corp. (4th Cir.). An excerpt: We both respect and appreciate the support of Congress and the Supreme Court for an arbitration procedure that reduces the costs and delays of civil litigation. … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Research, Tribal Codes, tribal courts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment