Tag Archives: treaty rights
Here is the opinion in Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe v. Lummi Nation. From the syllabus: The panel reversed the district court’s summary judgment in favor of the Lower Elwha Klallam Indian Tribe, and held that the disputed waters west of Whidbey Island, Washington … Continue reading →
Here is the opinion in Makah Indian Tribe v. Quileute Indian Tribe. Briefs are here.
Here: Tribe En Banc Petition US En Banc Petition Prior case materials here.
Here are the materials in Perkins v. United States (W.D.N.Y.): 9-1 Motion to Dismiss 12 Opposition 13 Reply 14 Magistrate R&R 15 US Objections 16 Perkins Objections 19 US Response 20 Perkins Response 21 US Reply 22 Perkins Reply 24 … Continue reading →
Carla F. Fredericks & Jesse D. Heibel have posted “Standing Rock, the Sioux Treaties, and the Limits of the Supremacy Clause,” forthcoming in the University of Colorado Law Review. Here is the abstract: The controversy surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline … Continue reading →
Michael Blumm has published “Indian Treaty Fishing Rights and the Environment: Affirming the Right to Habitat Protection and Restoration” in the Washington Law Review.
Here are the materials in Skokomish Indian Tribe v. Forsman (W.D. Wash.): 15 Motion to Dismiss 19 Response 20-2 Sklallam Amicus Brief 22 Reply 34 DCT Order
Here is “License to kill: how Washington may lose its right to wipe out salmon.”
Joel West Williams has posted “The Five Civilized Tribes’ Treaty Rights to Water Quality and Mechanisms of Enforcement” on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This thesis focuses on the treaty rights to water quality of the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Muscogee … Continue reading →
Here is “Long lawsuit ahead regarding tribal reservation: Federal judge orders two phases to tribal lawsuit, first phase could go to 2018.” Court docs here.