Category Archives: Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Michigan Bar Journal Indian Law Issue — August 2019

Here: American Indian Law Theme Introduction by Stanette J. Amy 2015 Acknowledgement Regulations Invalidate Native American Treaties by Bart T. Stupak and Justin Nemeroff The History of Indian Legal Services by James A. Keedy State Taxation of Tribal Businesses by … Continue reading

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Federal Circuit Briefs in Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona v. United States

Here: Opening Brief Federal Brief Reply Lower court materials here.

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D.C. Circuit Briefs in Narragansett Indian Tribal Historic Preservation Office v. FERC

Here: Tribe Brief FERC Brief Reply

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Federal Court Dismisses Habeas Petition Based on Murphy v. Royal as Time-Barred

Here are the materials in Barbre v. Whitten (E.D. Okla.): 1 Habeas Petition 7 Motion to Dismiss 8 Response 13 DCT Order

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Yakama v. County Criminal Jurisdiction Appeal

Here are the briefs in Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation v. City of Toppenish: Opening Brief Appellee Brief Lower court materials here.

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Additional Amended Final Judgments in Aquinnah Wampanoag Gaming Case

Here are the additional materials in Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) (D. Mass.): 201 Amended Final Judgment 205 State Motion to Amend 207 Tribe Motion to Stay Judgment 208 Opposition to 205 215 Second Amended … Continue reading

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Mille Lacs Ojibwe Law Enforcement Suit against Mille Lacs County

Here are the materials in Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe v. County of Mille Lacs (D. Minn.): 1 Complaint 17 County Answer + Counterclaim 27 MTD Counterclaim 35 Response 38 Reply 46 DCT Order Dismissing Counterclaims 72 Magistrate Letter 73 … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Rejects Bivens Action against Hopi School Officials

Here is the unpublished opinion in Beam v. Naha. Briefs: Opening Brief Response Brief

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Federal Prisoner’s Effort to Invoke Murphy v. Royal Decision Fails

Here are the materials in United States v. Springer (N.D. Okla.): 301 Motion for Relief 302 Motion to Order US Response 303 US Response 305 Reply   306 DCT Order    

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Profile of Ninth Circuit Judge Mary Murphy Schroeder

Amazing story — “Mary Murphy Schroeder: She Broke Barriers From the Start.”

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