Author Archives: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

SCOTUS Denies Cert in McNeal v. Navajo [formerly Dalley v. Navajo]

Here is today’s order list. Cert stage and other materials in McNeal are here.

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Ninth Circuit Decides Hestand v. Gila River Indian Community [Attorney Employment Claims]

Here is the unpublished opinion. Briefs here.

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Wisconsin NPR: “St. Croix Chippewa Accused Of Embezzling $1.5M From Casino’s Gaming Revenue”

Here. NIGC’s notice of violation is here.

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National Indian Law Library Bulletin (4/18/2019)

Here: The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/18/19. U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin  http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2018-2019update.html Petition for certiorari was filed in this case on 4/10/19:  Allergan, Inc. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (Patents)  Federal Courts … Continue reading

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MSU AIIS Third Annual Graduate Symposium in Indigenous Studies

Here (PDF):

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Federal Court Splits Liability under CERCLA for 19 Uranium Mines at Navajo

Here are the materials in El Paso Natural Gas Co. LLC v. United States (D. Ariz.): 186 US Post-Trial Brief 187 El Paso Post-Trial Brief 203 US Reply 204 El Paso Reply 217 DCT Order Prior posts here.

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Fletcher: “Indian Children and the Fifth Amendment”

Forthcoming in the Montana Law Review’s Browning Symposium issue, available at SSRN here. An excerpt: Many of my first memories revolve around my grandmother Laura Mamagona’s apartment in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She shared the apartment with my uncle Crockett, who was … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Orders Resentencing in Indian Country Child Abuse Matter

Here is the opinion in United States v. Jones.

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Federal Court Declines to Enjoin Secretarial Election at Calif. Valley Miwok

Here are the materials in Aranda v. Sweeney (E.D. Cal.): 1 Complaint 4-2 Motion for TRO 4-3 Declaration of Everyone 6 DCT Order Denying Motion for TRO

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New Student Scholarship on Indian Country Abortion Access

Heidi L. Guzmán has published “Roe on the Rez: The Case for Expanding Abortion Access on Tribal Land” in the Columbia Journal of Race and Law. Here is the abstract: While the courts have codified and reaffirmed the right to … Continue reading

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