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Michigan Radio: “‘We’ve never had justice’: How the Supreme Court rigged land deals against native people”

Here. An excerpt: “In many ways, it’s almost like gaslighting,” Wenona Singel says of the Johnson v. M’Intosh case. “You’re learning about … certain rights that are associated with property rights … knowing all along that these rights have not … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Citizen Potawatomi Matter

Here is today’s order list. Cert stage materials here.

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SCOTUS Grants OSG Motions for Divided Argument in Murphy, Cougar Den, and Sturgeon Cases

Order list here. Justice Gorsuch appears to be recused from the Carpenter v. Murphy case.

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SCOTUS Refuses to Stay New Election Rules in North Dakota Voting Rights Act Matter . . .

Despite the fact that the primary has already been held under the other rules. Here is the order in Brakebill v. Jaeger, with the dissent by RBG and Kagan: 18A335 Brakebill v. Jaeger Prior posts here.

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Indian Law-Related Docs from the Brett Kavanaugh Document Dump

09-13-18-gwb-document-release-murkowski-sullivan.pdf hr1166-assistance-provided-by-small-business-development-centers-to-na.pdf These documents could be significant. 1. During his confirmation hearing when Senator Hirono asked him if he was thinking of the Rice v. Cayetano case when he sent these emails, found here. The nominee said he couldn’t remember … Continue reading

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Brakebill v. Jaeger SCOTUS Application for Stay

Here: Application Prior posts here.

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No Grants, 1 CVSG from SCOTUS Long Conference

Here is today’s order list. The Court denied cert in Lummi Tribe v. US, County of Amador v. DOI, Fort Peck v. HUD, and Makah v. Quileute. The Court asked for the views of the Solicitor General in Poarch Band … Continue reading

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Sturgeon v. Frost II Background Materials

Merits Briefs: Petitioner’s Brief States’ Amicus Brief Respondents’ Brief Alaska Amicus Brief National Parks Conservation Association Amicus Brief Law Professors’ Brief Alaska Native Subsistence Users Amicus Brief Cert Stage Briefs: Cert Petition Alaska Amicus Brief in Support of Cert Petition … Continue reading

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Herrera v. Wyoming SCOTUS Background Materials

Here are the merit stage briefs: Petitioner’s Brief 17-532 tsac Indian Law Professors Crow Tribe Amicus Brief Eastern Shoshone Amicus Brief Natural Resources Law Professors Brief NCAI Brief PACIFIC AND INLAND NORTHWEST TREATY TRIBES Brief Public Health Scholars Brief Shoshone-Bannock … Continue reading

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Udall Statement on Judge Kavanaugh

Here: Udall: Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearings Reveal Deeply Troubling Views on Indian Law and Policy WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall, vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, issued the following statement expressing his deep concerns about Supreme Court … Continue reading

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