Author Archives: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

SCOTUS Decides Sturgeon v. Frost II

Here is the opinion. Materials here. Update — footnote 2 of the majority: As noted earlier, the Ninth Circuit has held in three cases—the so called Katie John trilogy—that the term “public lands,” when used in ANILCA’s subsistence-fishing provisions, encompasses navigable waters … Continue reading

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Stillaguamish Marine U&A Allowed to Proceed [U.S. v. Washington Subproceeding 17-03]

Here are the materials in United States v. Washington [subproceeding 17-03] or Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians v. State of Washington (W.D. Wash.): 60 Motion for Reconsideration of Contempt Motion 61 DCT Order Denying Reconsideration 64 Upper Skagit MTD 65 Tulalip … Continue reading

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Hualapai Nation Police Chief on Policing in Indian Country

Here: Season 1 | Episode 4: What’s New In Blue: Policing in Indian Country feat. Chief Francis Bradley Sr. In this episode of What’s New in Blue, Chief Francis Bradley Sr. discusses the importance of culture in policing in Indian … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Kronk Warner [Sault Tribe Member] Named Dean at Utah Law School

New dean announced for S.J. Quinney College of Law University of Utah Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dan Reed announced that Elizabeth Kronk Warner has accepted an offer to serve as the next dean of the S.J. Quinney College … Continue reading

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New Issue from UCLA’s Indigenous Peoples’ Journal of Law, Culture & Resistance

Here: Table of Contents Table of Contents Editors, Editors Articles Introduction: Global Dimensions of Indigenous Self-Determination Davis, Seth Maasai Resistance to Cultural Appropriation in Tourism Leleto, Naomi Lanoi The Doctrine of Discovery: The International Law of Colonialism Miller, Robert J. … Continue reading

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NYTs: “‘A State of Emergency’: Native Americans Stranded for Days by Flooding”

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Waiting for the Green New Deal . . . Meanwhile, “Recording Reveals Oil Industry Execs Laughing at Trump Access”

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New Scholarship from Michalyn Steele on Indigenous Resilience

Here, from SSRN: Indigenous Resilience Arizona Law Review (Forthcoming), BYU Law Research Paper No. 19-08 Cultivating Professional Identity and Resilience Through the Study of Federal Indian Law 2018 Brigham Young University Law Review 1429, BYU Law Research Paper No. 19-07

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Buchwald Capital Advisors LLC v. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Cert Petition [Bankruptcy Code + Sovereign Immunity]

Here: buchwald cert petition Question presented: Whether the Bankruptcy Code abrogates the sovereign immunity of Indian tribes. Lower court materials here.

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Ninth Circuit Holds Exclusionary Rule Applies to Evidence Obtained in Violation of ICRA’s Fourth Amendment Counterpart

Here is the opinion in United States v. Cooley. Briefs here.

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