Category Archives: economic development

Conflict on Mauna A Wakea

Hawaii News Now Video ‘Conflict of Mauna Kea,’ a timeline exploring the history of tension over the Thirty Meter Telescope. Updates here. Office of Hawaiian Affairs Mauna Kea. OHA testimony on the Mauna Kea admin rules. Draft rules from UH. … Continue reading

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Fourth Circuit Favors Tribal Immunity in Williams v. Big Picture Loans LLC

Here is the opinion. Briefs here.

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California COA Opinion in People ex rel. Becerra v. Native Wholesale Supply

Here: People ex rel Becerra v NWS Briefs: Appellant Brief State Answer Brief Reply

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Allergan/St. Regis Mohawk v. Teva Pharma

Here is the order list. Here is the petition page.

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Fourth Circuit Oral Argument Audio in Williams v. Big Picture

Here. Briefs here.

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Yakama Nation Prevails over Klickitat County over Indian Country Fireworks Sales

Here are the materials in Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation v. Klickitat County (E.D. Wash.): 1 Complaint 3 Motion for TRO 4 Motion to Expedite 8 County Response 10 DCT Order Granting TRO 21 Tribe Motion for … Continue reading

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Second Circuit Affirms in Gingras v. Think Finance Inc. [Chippewa Cree Lending]

Here is the opinion: CA2 Opinion From the court syllabus: Plaintiffs Jessica Gingras and Angela C. Given borrowed money from Plain Green, LLC, an online lending operation owned by the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation in Montana. The … Continue reading

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Cedar Band Paiutes Sue HUD over New Mortgage Guidance that Destroyed Its Business

Here are the materials in Cedar Band of Paiutes v. Department of Housing and Urban Development (D. Utah): 2 Complaint 6 Motion for PI 6-2 Mortgagee Letter 6-3 Whipple Dec

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Patrice Kunesh: “Indian Country can help solve rural America’s decline”

Here, from High Country News.

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Third Circuit Briefs in United States v. Neff [third-party use of tribal immunity defense; “rent-a-tribe”]

Here are the materials in United States v. Neff: Hallinan Appellant Brief Neff Appellant Brief US Answer Brief Neff Reply Hallinan Reply

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