Tag Archives: Supreme Court
Here: US Cert Opp Brief Cert petition here.
2017-10-05 Herrera Cert Petition Question presented: Whether Wyoming’s admission to the Union or the establishment of the Bighorn National Forest abrogated the Crow Tribe of Indians’ 1868 federal treaty right to hunt on the “unoccupied lands of the United States,” thereby permitting the present-day criminal … Continue reading →
Here: Lewis Tein Petition Question presented: Whether the judicial doctrine of tribal sovereign immunity bars civil claims against an Indian tribe based on its intentional torts and criminal conduct that occurred off-reservation against non-members of the tribe. Lower court materials here.
Here: Oral Argument Transcript
Here. An excerpt, and a little horn tooting: The most telling argument for the government is the recitation (in an amicus brief filed by a group of law professors) of the dozens of statutes Congress has adopted through the centuries … Continue reading →
Here: Coachella Cert Petition States Amicus Brief Agua Caliente Cert Opp US Cert Opp Coachella Reply Desert Water Agency Reply Agua Caliente Supplemental Brief
Here is the order. Here are the documents. Remember, now in your ICWA briefs you can add that cert. denied signal if you like.
Alexander Tallchief Skibine has posted “The Supreme Court’s Last 30 Years of Federal Indian Law: Looking for Equilibrium or Supremacy?” He presented this paper at the PLSI 50th Anniversary. Here is the abstract: Since 1831, Indian nations have been viewed … Continue reading →
Here: Agua Caliente Cert Opp US Cert Opp Cert petition here.