Tag Archives: Supreme Court

SCOTUS Denies Cert in Lewis Tein PC v. Mikkosukee

Here is yesterday’s order list. Petition stage materials here.  

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SCOTUS Grants the Review in the Culverts Case

Late this afternoon the Court released an order list which granted the cert petition in U.S. v. Washington (the culverts case). Order list here. Previous briefs and posts here.

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Today’s Supreme Court order list

Here. Highlights are that there has been no decision on cert. in the Culverts case and that the Wampanoag’s First Circuit gaming win will remain in place.

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Window Rock School District v. Reeves Cert Stage Materials

Here: Cert Petition Cert Opp Brief Reply Lower court materials here.

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Norton v. Ute Indian Tribe Cert Petition

Here: Cert Petition Question presented: In light of the clear precedent of Nevada v. Hicks, 533 U.S. 353 (2001), which holds that state law enforcement officers are not subject to suit in a tribal court for claims arising out of … Continue reading

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Keepseagle v. Perdue Cert Petition

Here: Cert Petition Questions presented: 1. Whether the application of cy pres to this class action settlement is inappropriate because the class members have not been adequately compensated and whether this adequate compensation is best accomplished by awarding all settlement … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Great Plains Lending & Quapaw Gaming Cases

Here is yesterday’s order list. The materials in Great Plains Lending v. CFPB are here. The materials in Kansas v. NIGC are here.

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SCOTUS Grants Cert in Upper Skagit In Rem Immunity Matter

Here is the order list from last Friday. Here are the cert stage materials in Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Lundgren. Lower court materials here.

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Cert Opp Briefs in Culverts Case

Here: US Brief in Opposition Tribes Brief in Opposition

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Gregory Ablavsky Guest Post: What Justice Thomas Gets Wrong About Constitutional History: Part 2—Ratification, Natelson, and Territorial Integrity

Professor Ablavsky is the author of “Beyond the Commerce Clause.” Part I is here. What Justice Thomas Gets Wrong About Constitutional History: Part 2—Ratification, Natelson, and Territorial Integrity One interesting aspect about Upstate Citizens is the underlying dispute’s highly ironic … Continue reading

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