Category Archives: Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Federal Court Decides Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians v. Whitmer [formerly Snyder]

Here is the order: 627-dct-order-1.pdf Briefs here. Case page here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Big Sandy Rancheria’s Challenge to State Tax Laws

Here are the materials in Big Sandy Rancheria Enterprises v. Becerra (E.D. Cal.): 1-complaint-6.pdf 10-1-state-treasury-mtd.pdf 11-1-state-ag-mtd.pdf 13-first-amended-complaint-2.pdf 15-1-state-ag-mtd.pdf 16-1-state-treasury-mtd.pdf 20-tribe-response-to-16.pdf 21-tribe-response-to-15.pdf 23-state-tax-dept-reply.pdf 24-state-ag-reply.pdf 44-dct-order.pdf

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Florida COA Awards Attorney Fees to Miccosukee Tribe

Here is the opinion in Miccosukee Tribe v. Lewis Tein PL (Fla. Dist. Ct. App.): opinion-3.pdf

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High Country News: “The legacy of colonialism on public lands created the Mauna Kea conflict”

Here.

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Nooksack Federal/State Litigation Update

Tageant v. Ashby (state court tort suit removed to federal court) 1-0.-7-12-19-notice-of-removal-to-federal-court.pdf 1-1.-7-12-19-complaint.pdf 6.-7-17-19-defendant-michael-ashbys-motion-for-certification-of-employment.pdf 11.-7-23-19-plaintiffs-response-in-opposition-to-defendant-ashbys-motion-for-certification-of-employment.pdf 14.-8-5-19-united-states-opposition-to-defendants-motion-for-certification-of-federal-employment.pdf 16.-8-9-19-defendant-mike-ashbys-reply-in-support-of-motion-for-certification-of-employment.pdf Adams v. Elfo (federal court habeas corpus suit) 6.-8-13-19-amended-petition-for-writ-of-habeas-corpus.pdf Adams v. Dodge (state court tort suit) 8-13-19-first-amended-complaint.pdf Doucette v. Zinke (federal APA suit) … Continue reading

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Indigenous Law Journal 2019 Call for Submissions

Indigenous Law Journal – Call For Submissions! Please download our Call for Submissions! Deadline: September 13, 2019 Please contact the Submissions Manager prior to making an oral submission, or to submit written work: submissions.ilj@utoronto.ca If someone you know would like to … Continue reading

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American Indian Law Journal: Call for Submissions to Fall 2019 Issue

The American Indian Law Journal, published by the Seattle University School of Law, serves as a vital online resource providing high quality articles on issues relevant to Indian law practitioners and scholars across the country. The American Indian Law Journal accepts articles and … Continue reading

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MGM Sues Interior over Off-Rez Gaming in Connecticut

Here is the complaint in MGM Resorts Global Development LLC v. Dept. of Interior (D.D.C.): 1-complaint

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Native Village of Eklutna Sues Interior over Gaming-Related Denial

Here is the complaint in Native Village of Eklutna v. Dept. of Interior (D.D.C.): 1 Complaint

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Federal Court Refuses to Allow Law Firm to Intervene in Trust Breach Suit to Collect Fees against Tribe

Here are the materials in Yankton Sioux Tribe v. Bernhardt (D.D.C.): 69 Herman Law Motion to Intervene 72 Yankton Response 74 Reply 88 Yankton Supplemental Brief 90 Herman Law Supplemental Brief 110 DCT Order

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