Author Archives: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Eighth Circuit Decides Stanko v. Oglala Sioux Tribe

Here is the opinion. Briefs here.

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Yellowstone Bison Environmental Suit Dismissed

Here are the materials in Cottonwood Environmental Law Center v. Bernhardt (D. Mont.): 33 Motion to File Second Amended Complaint + Proposed Complaint 36 State Response to 33 38 Federal Response to 33 39 Reply in Support of 33 45 … Continue reading

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National Indian Law Library Bulletin (2/21/2019)

Here: The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/21/19. Federal Courts Bulletin https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2019.html Texas v. Ysleta del Sur Pueblo  (Tribal Gaming – State Regulation) Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help … Continue reading

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Materials in In Re: $323,647.60 in Funds Belonging to the California Valley Miwok Tribe

Here are the materials in In Re: $323,647.60 in Funds Belonging to the California Valley Miwok Tribe (D. N.M.): 2 Complaint 8 Motion to Lift Stay 9-1 Motion to Transfer 11 Response to 8 12 Reply in Support of 8 … Continue reading

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Salt Lake Tribune: “Split appears in San Juan as new Navajo-led County Commission moves to support an even bigger Bears Ears than Trump shrunk”

Here.

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Federal Court Holds Individual Members of Tribal Corporate Board Can Be Sued under False Claims Act

Here are the materials in Cain v. Salish Kootenai College (D. Mont.): 110 SKC Motion to Certify 112 Individual Defendants MTD 115 Response to 110 116 Response to 112 117 Reply in Support of 110 118 Reply in Support of … Continue reading

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GTB and Sault Tribe Join Opiate Litigation

Here is the complaint in In re National Prescription Opiate Litigation (N.D. Ohio): GTB & Sault Tribe Complaint Here is a recent list of tribes that have joined the litigation: List of Tribes

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High Country News Profile of Cougar Den Case

Here.

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Recent Indian Law Scholarship Posted on SSRN

Here: Native American Oral Evidence: Finding a New Hearsay Exception Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Feb 2019 Working Paper Series Max Katner Boston University – School of Law Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples, and the Global Climate Crisis Wake Forest Law … Continue reading

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Burt Lake & Interior Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment

Here are the materials in Burt Lake Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians v. Bernhardt (D.D.C.): 27-1 Burt Lake MSJ 30 DOI Cross Motion 32 Burt Lake Reply Prior posts here and here.

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