SCOTUS Denies Cert in in Perkins v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue

Here is today’s order list.

Here are the cert stage materials.

Federal Court Issues Decision in U.S. v. Washington Subproceeding 19-01

Here are the updated materials in United States v. Washington (W.D. Wash.), subproceeding 19-01:

61 S’Klallam Response

63 Upper Skagit Response

67 Lummi Response

68 Tulalip Response

69 Swinomish Response

74 Swinomish Reply

76 Upper Skagit Reply

77 Reply

78 Tulalip Reply

79 DCT Order

Earlier briefs here.

Dakota Access LLC v. Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Cert Petition


Cert Petition

Questions presented:

  1. Whether, under NEPA, an agency that carefully considers all criticisms of its environmental analysis must also “resolve” those criticisms to the court’s satisfaction to justify a finding of no significant impact; and
  2. Whether procedural error under NEPA per se warrants remand with vacatur.

Lower court materials here.

Federal Court Dismisses Minnesota DNR’s Collateral Attack on Manoomin Suit Filed in Tribal Court

Here are the materials in Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources v. White Earth Band of Ojibwe (D. Minn.):‘

Prior post here.

Eighth Circuit Affirms Federal Duty to Provide “competent physician-led healthcare” to Rosebud Sioux Tribe Members

Here is the opinion in Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States.


US Opening Brief

Tribe Answer Brief


Lower court materials here.

Manoomin v. Minnesota DNR Tribal Court Complaint re: Line 3

Here is the complaint in Manoomin v. Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources (White Earth Tribal Court):


Mary Annette Pember’s coverage on the suit is here.