Alaska v. Organized Village of Kake Cert Petition (Roadless Rule)


Alaska Cert Petition

Question presented:

The question presented is: whether the Ninth Circuit’s decision contravenes the basic administrative law principle, established by this Court’s decisions, that an executive agency may change the policies of a previous administration based on the new administration’s different values and priorities, even though the relevant facts are unchanged.

Lower court materials here and here.

Fletcher on “A Short History of Indian Law in the Supreme Court”

Here is “A Short History of Indian Law in the Supreme Court,” published in the ABA Human Rights Magazine, May 2015.

I also wrote a short description of the American Law Institute’s restatement project in the same issue of the magazine: “A Federal Indian Law Restatement?