Federal Law and Indian Tribes

This is the extra website for the Fall 2008 Federal Law and Indian Tribes class. Materials from the class are available for download here.

Syllabus (revised 9/25/09)


Carcieri v. Kempthorne (CA1)

Cayuga Indian Nation v. Pataki

City of Sherrill v. Oneida Indian Nation

Cobell Update Materials

Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde v. Strategic Wealth Management

Foxworthy v. Puyallup

Miami Nation of Indians v. DOI

MichGO v. Kempthorne (CA DC)

Navajo Nation v. US Forest Service

Plains Commerce Bank v. Long Family Land and Cattle Co.

San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino v. NLRB

Texas v. US

TOMAC v. State

US v Friday

Wagnon v. Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Williams v. Babbitt

Other Materials

Fletcher, Bringing Balance to Indian Gaming

Fletcher, In Pursuit of Tribal Economic Development

Fletcher, The Iron Cold of the Marshall Trilogy

Fletcher, The Michigan Tribal-State Tax Agreements

Fletcher, The Original Understanding of the Political Status of Indian Tribes

Fletcher, Preconstitutional Federal Power

Fletcher, Politics, History, and Semantics

Fletcher, Rethinking Customary Law in Tribal Court Jurisprudence

Fletcher, Retiring the “Deadliest Enemies” Model of Tribal-State Relations

Fletcher, Reviving Local Control

Fletcher, The Supreme Court and the Rule of Law

Fletcher, Toward a Theory of Intertribal and Intratribal Common Law

MacKinnon, Whose Culture?

Swentzell, Testimony of a Santa Clara Woman

Wilson v. GTB Economic Development Corp. Brief

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