Category Archives: Research

Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Fridays. Any posts received prior to 12pm EST on Friday will appear in that Friday’s announcements. If you would like to submit a post for an open Indian law or leadership job, please send a … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Decides Stanko v. Oglala Sioux Tribe

Here is the opinion. Briefs here.

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Scholarship Announcement from California Indian Law Association

The California Indian Law Association (CILA) is proud to announce that it will be offering two $5,000 scholarships to current Native American law school students to assist with law school expenses. These new scholarships are made possible through a generous … Continue reading

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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

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