Florida Court Awards Nominal Attorney Fees to Miccosukee Tribe in Long-Running Dispute with Lewis Tein Firm

Here are the materials in Lewis Tein P.L. v. Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida (Miami-Dade Cir. Ct.):

Miccosukee Brief

Miccosukee Affidavit

Lewis Tein Brief

Cir Ct Order

Prior post here.

SCOTUS Denies Cert in Club One Casino v. Haaland

Here is today’s order list.

Here are the cert stage briefs in Club One.

NABA-DC Summer Programs

Every summer, the Native American Bar Association – DC (NABA-DC) organizes events and programs for summer interns interested in the field of Indian law and policy.  The NABA-DC programs include the Brownbag Program and Mentorship Program.  Through each program, interns will be able to meet and engage with professionals currently working in DC on issues impacting Indian Country. 

The Brownbag program provides summer interns an opportunity to attend lunches hosted by offices such as government agencies, law firms, and non-profit organizations.  For more information on the NABA-DC Brownbag Program, please contact nabadcbrownbag@gmail.com

The mentorship program provides summer interns an opportunity to engage one-on-one with professionals in the DC Indian Law community.  For more information on the NABA-DC mentorship program, please contact nabadcmentorship@gmail.com

Students and summer interns may sign-up to participate in the summer programs here:  https://forms.gle/v3vXjtkcJnr3DSE3A  

Indian Country Professionals may sign-up to volunteer as a mentor here:  https://forms.gle/voueFjKZZCPfcset7

Ninth Circuit Rejects Big Sandy’s Effort to Avoid State Cigarette Taxes

Here is the opinion in Big Sandy Rancheria Enterprises v. Bonta.


Big Sandy Opening Brief

California Brief


Lower court materials here.

Campo Band Allowed to Intervene in Suit Challenging Wind Energy Project

Here are materials so far in Backcountry Against Dumps v. Bureau of Indian Affairs (S.D. Cal.):

42 Amended Complaint

46-1 Terra-Gen Motion to Dismiss

49-1 Campo Band Motion to Intervene

55 Opposition to Motion to Intervene

56 Campo Reply in Support of Motion to Intervene

60-1 BIA Motion to Dismiss

61 Backcountry Response to BIA Motion to Dismiss

62 BIA Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss

63 Terra-Gen Reply

65-1 Backcountry Motion for PI

74 DCT Order Granting Motion to Intervene