Tag Archives: Supreme Court
Here is the order. Background materials here.
Here: cpn v okla cert petition Question presented: Whether the Court of Appeals erred in reversing the District Court’s confirmation and enforcement of the Arbitrator’s Award pursuant to the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq. Lower court … Continue reading →
Gregory Ablavsky has posted “Upper Skagit v. Lundgren: Deceptively Straightforward Case Raises Fundamental Questions about Native Nations, History, and Sovereignty” on Stanford Law School’s blog. Here are excerpts: This decision provoked the ire of Justice Thomas, who, in a lengthy … Continue reading →
The Upper Skagit Court’s restraint Monday is appreciated in Indian Country. A “hornbook” law principle is that tribes need not suffer litigation unless and until either the tribe or Congress expressly says so. Monday’s Upper Skagit opinion affords appropriate time … Continue reading →
Here: northern arapaho tribe – cert petition eastern shoshone tribe v. wyoming — cert. petition amicus brief of ncai nos. 17-1159 and 17-1164 law profs amicus brief us brief in opposition riverton and fremont brief in opposition wyfb brief in … Continue reading →
Here is the invitation brief: 17-532 Herrera (ac pet) UPDATE: respondent supplemental brief petitioner supplemental brief Other cert stage briefs here.
Here is the petition in Makah Indian Tribe v. Quileute Indian Tribe & Quinault Indian Tribe: 2018-05-21 makah cert petition and appendix Question presented: The question presented is whether the Ninth Circuit—in conflict with the decisions of this Court and … Continue reading →
Here is the opinion. From Justice Gorsuch’s opinion: Like some courts before it, the Washington Supreme Court read Yakima as distinguishing in rem from in personam lawsuits and “establish[ing] the principle that . . . courts have subject matter jurisdiction … Continue reading →
Here is today’s order list. Here are the cert stage materials.
Here: SG Brief Update (5-30-18): supplemental brief for respondent in response to brief of us solicitor general Here are the materials in Washington State Dept. of Licensing v. Cougar Den Inc.