Tag Archives: Ute Mountain Ute Tribe

Tribal Comments on Bears Ears Monument

Here: 2017 07 10 Updated FR Monument Review – FINAL

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Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Navajo Nation Public Defender, Window Rock, AZ. Open until filled. Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Associate … Continue reading

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Ute Mountain Ute & State of Colorado File Joint Amicus Brief in Support of Tribal Cert Petitions in NLRB Cases

Here is the brief: Final CO-UMUT Amicus Cert Petition – Saginaw Chippewa and LRB

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Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Desire Associate General Counsel

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe is seeking an Associate General Counsel to work in-house with the Tribe’s Justice Department. Assignments cover a broad range of Indian Law topics, including natural resources, energy development, taxation, water, litigation, code development and economic … Continue reading

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Saginaw Chippewa v. NLRB Sixth Circuit Briefing Complete

Here: Saginaw – NLRB – Brief filed on 12-6-13 NLRB Brief (SCIT) Chickasaw Nation Amicus Brief NCAI Amicus Brief American Indian Law Scholars Amicus Brief  Ute Mountain Ute Amicus Curiae Brief Saginaw Chippewa Reply Brief  

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NLRB Brief in Saginaw Chippewa Sixth Circuit Matter

Here: NLRB Brief (SCIT) Opening brief is here. Amicus briefs are here.

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Sixth Circuit Amicus Briefs in Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe v. NLRB

Here: Chickasaw Nation Amicus Brief NCAI Amicus Brief American Indian Law Scholars Amicus Brief  Ute Mountain Ute Amicus Curiae Brief SCIT’s opening brief is here.

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On Ernest House Sr.

News articles here and here. Ernest House, Sr., was born and raised in Mancos Canyon, Colorado. He is a member of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe (Weeminuche Band) of the State of Colorado. As a respected tribal leader and former … Continue reading

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Commissioner of Public Lands v. New Mexico Cert Petition

This new filing (commissioner-public-lands-cert-petition) is an appeal of a New Mexico appellate court decision (here). The case also involves the Jicarilla Apache Nation, Navajo Nation, and Ute Mountain Ute Tribe. Here is the question presented: Whether the New Mexico Commissioner … Continue reading

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U.S. v. Benally — CA10 Reinstates Conviction after Juror Alleged Racial Bias against Indian

In United States v. Benally, the Tenth Circuit reinstated a federal criminal conviction for assaulting a BIA officer against a Ute Mountain Ute tribal member. An excerpt: On October 10, 2007, a jury convicted Kerry Dean Benally of forcibly assaulting … Continue reading

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