Tag Archives: Gila River Indian Community

CTFC Press Release on Dismissal of Goldwater (ICWA) Lawsuit

FINAL Release – ICWA Again Survives Challenge by Fringe Group The California Tribal Families Coalition, a coalition of tribes and tribal leaders, this week applauded the recent ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to dismiss an ill-conceived challenge … Continue reading

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Rod Lewis (PLSI ‘69) Walks On

Here is “Negotiator on Gila River water rights settlement dies.” And “Gila River Indian Community mourns death of tribal leader.” From Mario Gonzales: Rod Lewis was married to my cousin Willardene Poor Bear-Lewis.  I started law school  with him in … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Briefing in A.D. v. Washburn (Tahsuda)(Goldwater Case)

This is the appeal of the dismissal of the case in the federal District of Arizona purporting to represent all Native children in foster care in Arizona and their non-Indian foster parents or adoptive placements. The Goldwater Institute appealed the … Continue reading

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Gila River Indian Community Attorney Job Posting

Here: GRIC job posting

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Arizona COA Vacates Gila River Member’s Conviction for Crime Committed Entirely On-Rez, Affirms Conviction for Fleeing Police

Here is the unpublished opinion in State v. Carpio (Ariz. Ct. App.): State v Carpio An excerpt: Manuel Carpio appeals his convictions and sentences for one count of disorderly conduct and one count of unlawful flight from a law enforcement vehicle. Carpio, … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Decides US v. Gila River Irrigation District

Here are the materials, including the opinion: USA v Gila Valley Irrigation District Opinion US Opening Brief GRIC and SCAT Appellants Brief Freeport Minerals Brief Irrigation Districts Brief US Reply San Carlos Apache Tribe Reply Gila River Indian Community Reply … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Materials in Protecting Arizona’s Resources and Children v. Federal Highway Administration

Here are the briefs: Gila River Indian Community Opening Brief Tohono O’odham Nation Amicus Brief State Brief Federal Brief Lower court order: 132 DCT Order

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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. National Indian Gaming Commission Financial Analyst, Washington D.C.  Closes 10/13/2016. Lower Brule Sioux Tribe Public … Continue reading

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Judge Grants Tribal Motions to Intervene in Goldwater (ICWA) Litigation

Here. Previous filings here.

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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. Department of the Interior Attorney-Advisor, Office of the Solicitor, Division of General Law, Employment and Labor Law … Continue reading

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