Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Udall Requests Kavanaugh Records on Native American Issues

From the press release: Udall Requests Kavanaugh Records on Native American Issues Seeks all records pertaining to Kavanaugh’s involvement with Native American issues during tenure as Staff Secretary and White House Counsel WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), … Continue reading

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Background Materials in Washington State Department of Licensing v. Cougar Den, Inc.

Supreme Court –Merits Stage Joint Appendix Petitioner’s Brief –Cert Stage Cert Petition Cougar Den Cert Opp Reply SG Brief supplemental brief for respondent in response to brief of us solicitor general Washington Supreme Court Here is the opinion in Cougar Den … Continue reading

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High Country News: “The next Supreme Court pick could shape Indian law for decades”

Here.

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Background Materials in Carpenter v. Murphy (formerly Royal v. Murphy)

Tenth Circuit opinion: MURPHY v ROYAL OPINION Order Denying En Banc Petition [amended panel opinion] Here are the merits briefs: Joint Appendix Petitioner’s Briefs Petitioner’s Brief United States Brief in Support of Petitioner States Amicus Brief in Support of Petitioner Environmental … Continue reading

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Stand Up For California v. Dept. of Interior Cert Petition

Here: sufc cert petition Questions presented: 1. This case presents the question whether the Secretary may conclude that a casino “would not be detrimental to the surrounding community” despite uncontroverted evidence the casino will have unmitigated detrimental impacts to the community. … Continue reading

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Judge Kavanaugh’s Indian Law Record [Updated]

The judge nominated to replace Justice Kennedy, Brett Kavanaugh, is a D.C. Circuit judge, originally nominated by President Bush in 2006. He has written one opinion in an Indian law case, Vann v. Dept. of Interior (vann v doi), plus … Continue reading

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High Country News: “Why Justice Anthony Kennedy wasn’t good for Indian Country The retiring Supreme Court justice leaves a legacy of anti-tribal votes.”

Here.

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Reflections on Justice Kennedy’s Indian Law Legacy

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

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News Profiles [from the left] on Justice Kennedy’s Legacy

Turtle Talk will, of course, in time, have it own post on the retirement of Justice Kennedy, but for now, check out these profiles: The Intercept: FAREWELL TO ANTHONY KENNEDY, AUTHOR OF SOME OF THE MOST LUDICROUS PRONOUNCEMENTS IN SUPREME COURT … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Grants Herrera v. Wyoming

Here is today’s order list. Here is the tag for Herrera v. Wyoming.

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