Category Archives: Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

“Doing Justice: An Interview With Abby Abinanti, Chief Judge of the Yurok Tribe (Part 1)”

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South Dakota SCT Affirms Dismissal of State Court Action against Marty Indian School

Here is the opinion in Stathis v. Marty Indian School: stathis-v-marty-indian-school.pdf

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Federal Court Rejects Rule 19 Motion by Guidiville Rancheria

Here are the materials in Sprawldef v. City of Richmond (N.D. Cal.): 1-notice-of-removal.pdf 1-1-complaint.pdf 45-guidiville-rancheria-mtd.pdf 53-opposition.pdf 55-reply.pdf 58-dct-order.pdf

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Federal Judge Issues Final Judgment for Town of Aquinnah on Remand from First Circuit

Here are the materials in Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) (D. Mass.): 181 Town Motion for Final Judgment 183 Community Assn Motion 185 Tribe Opposition 196 Tribe Surreply 197 Community Assn Reply 198 State Brief … Continue reading

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Call for submissions to the Indigenous Peoples’ Journal of Law Culture & Resistance

Here: IPJLCR Call for Submissions

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Florida COA Decides Attorney Fees Dispute in Favor of Miccosukee Tribe

Here is the order in Miccosukee Tribe of Indians v. Lewis Tein PL: Miccosukee v Lewis Tein

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Federal Court Dismisses California Tribes’ Card Rooms Exclusivity Complaint

Here are the materials in Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation v. Newsom (E.D. Cal.): 11-1 California Gaming Assn Motion to Intervene 11-5 Proposed Motion to Dismiss 17-1 State Motion to Dismiss 21 Tribes Opposition to Motion to Intervene 22 State Opposition … Continue reading

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Nooksack Update: Rabang v. Kelly II (9th Cir.); Doucette v. Bernhardt (W.D. Wash))

District court materials (prior post here): 28 Doucette v. Bernhardt 3-7-19 Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment 32 Doucette v. Bernhardt 4-18-19 Defendants’ Consolidated Memorandum in Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment and in Support of Defendants’ Cross-Motion for Summary … Continue reading

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Federal Claims Court Finds US Breached Investment Duty to Western Shoshone

Here are the materials in Western Shoshone Identifiable Group v. United States (Fed. Cl.): 34 Second Amended Complaint 37 DCT Order Denying Motion to Dismiss 151 Plaintiffs Post Trial Brief 156 US Post Trial Brief 157 Plaintiff Reply 173 DCT … Continue reading

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Montana Law Review Browning Symposium Issue

Here: Transcript PDF 2018 James R. Browning Symposium Keynote Matthew L.M. Fletcher Articles PDF Sovereign Metaphors in Indian Law Gregory Ablavsky PDF Tribal Nations and Congress’s Power to Define Offences Against the Law of Nations John H. Dossett PDF From … Continue reading

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