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Gorsuch: “Tribes are . . . Sovereign Nations”

Here is a link to a short clip created by a user on C-SPAN from Judge Gorsuch’s testimony. Judge Gorsuch mentions his decisions in cases involving the Ute Tribe and the Osage Tribe. Thanks to John Dossett.

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Central New York Fair Business Assoc. v. Jewell Cert Petition

Here: Cert Petition Questions presented: 1) Does the Secretary of the Interior have unlimited authority pursuant to 25 U.S.C. § 465,25 U.S.C. § 9 and 43 U.S.C. § 1457 to promulgate and exercise the 25 CFR Part 151 regulations to … Continue reading

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Meyers v. Nicolet Restaurant Cert Petition

Here: Meyers v Nicolet Restaurant Cert Petition This is a companion to a petition involving the Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin.  

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Alto v. Haugrud (San PascualDisenrollments)

Here is the order list. The cert petition is here: alto-cert-petition Lower court materials here.

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Sun v. Mashantucket Pequot Cert Petition

Here: sun-cert-petition Question presented: If the District Court refuses Plaintiffs’ Motion to Reopen its case based squarely upon whether the case has no chance of succeeding on its merits, is it a violation of Plaintiffs’ Due Process rights for the … Continue reading

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Neil Gorsuch Senate Judiciary Committee Questionnaire

Here. And yes Judge Gorsuch mentions Yellowbear v. Lampert as one of his top 10 decisions (see pages 30-31). Our post on Judge Gorsuch’s Indian law record is here.

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Onion: “Neil Gorsuch Vows To Interpret Constitution Using Scalia’s Original Intent”

Here.

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Wisconsin Oneida Cert Opposition Brief in Meyers v. Oneida

Here: Oneida Cert Opp Petition here.

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Gorsuch Nomination Update

The Library of Commerce has published a bibliography of Judge Gorsuch’s writings here. No, young Neil did not form a Fascism Forever club in school.

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Neil Gorsuch Indian Law Record as Tenth Circuit Judge

Here are Judge Gorsuch’s Indian law decisions (to be updated as we add details — most recently updated 12:03 12:17 PM eastern): United Planners Financial Services v. Sac and Fox Nation, 654 Fed.Appx. 376 (10th Cir. 2016) (favoring tribal interests in tribal … Continue reading

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