Tag Archives: Ninth Circuit
Here: Opening Brief Answer Brief Reply Prior posts here.
Here is the opinion in Gila River Indian Community v. Dept. of Veterans Affairs. Briefs here.
Ninth Circuit Rejects Treaty Defense in United States v. King Mountain Tobacco (Nos. 14-36055, 16-35607)
Here is the opinion. An excerpt: We affirm our longstanding rule that Indians—like all citizens—are subject to federal taxation unless expressly exempted by a treaty or congressional statute. Hoptowit, 709 F.2d at 566. In this case, neither the General Allotment Act nor the Treaty … Continue reading →
Here is the order: Doc 75-1 – Memorandum Op Materials are here.
Here is the opinion in State of California v. Iipay Nation Of Santa Ysabel: iipay opinion Briefs here.
My most enduring memory of Justice Kennedy is no doubt watching him lean over the bench, red faced and angry, screaming/yelling/lecturing at Neal Katyal during the Dollar General oral argument. I concluded then, if I hadn’t already before that moment … Continue reading →
Here is the unpublished opinion: 17-35336 docket 47_6.18.2018 Briefs here.
Here is the unpublished opinion in State of California v. Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians. Briefs: opening brief state answer brief tribe answer brief reply brief Lower court materials.
Here: Opening Brief Answer Brief
Here is the opinion in United States v. Walker River Irrigation District. From the court’s syllabus: The panel first held that the district court was correct that it retained jurisdiction to litigate additional rights in the Walker River Basin and … Continue reading →