Category Archives: Tribal Codes

SG Recommends GVR in Poarch Band v. Wilkes

Here is the brief: sg-invitation-brief-1.pdf An excerpt: This brief is submitted in response to the Court’s order inviting the Solicitor General to express the views of the United States. After the petition for a writ of certiorari was filed, amendments … Continue reading

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Fourth Circuit Oral Argument Audio in Williams v. Big Picture

Here. Briefs here.

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News Profile: “Can Oglala Sioux Tribe ban Gov. Kristi Noem from reservation? Here’s what the law says”

Here.

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Bay Mills Marijuana Ordinance and Press Release

Here: BMIC PR-MJ_04102019 Res.19-4-8EMarijanaOrdinance Res.19-4-8FTribalCodeAddition

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Request for Information on Tribal Government Responses to #MeToo

I am an attorney, adjunct professor, and scholar conducting research on tribal responses to #MeToo. If you know of Tribes that have adopted personnel policies or code provisions in response to the #MeToo movement and are able to send me … Continue reading

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Wilson v. Horton’s Towing Cert Petition [Montana; Exhaustion; Civil Forfeiture]

Here: Cert Petition Questions presented: 1. Does an Indian Tribe have authority under the second exception of Montana v. United States, 450 U.S. 544 (1981), to forfeit automobiles owned by non Native Americans for violation of tribal drug laws while on tribal … Continue reading

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Fletcher: “Law, Politics, and the Constitution”

Here, on SSRN. The abstract: The question whether Congress may create legal classifications based on Indian status under the Fifth Amendment’s Due Process Clause is now reaching a critical point. Critics claim the Constitution allows no room to create race … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Complaint Asking an Order to Force Oneida Business Committee to Hold Meeting on Per Caps

Here are the materials in Dallas v. Hill (E.D. Wis.): 11 Amended Complaint 16 Motion to Dismiss 20 Opposition 22 Reply 25 DCT Order

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Mitchell v. Tulalip Tribes Cert Petition

Here: mitchell-cert-petition.pdf UPDATE: Tulalip BIO Question presented: Does sovereign immunity bar the federal courts’ consideration of a declaratory judgment action to determine whether Respondent Tribes can exercise regulatory/taxing authority over real property owned in fee by Petitioners non-Indians, pursuant to … Continue reading

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Fourth Circuit Briefs in Williams v. Big Picture Loans

Here: appellant brief williams appellee brief center for responsible lending amicus brief conference of tribal lending commissioners amicus brief States Brief ncai amicus brief Redacted Reply Brief Lower court materials here.

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