SCOTUS Grants CARES Act Cases

Here is today’s order list. The Court granted the consolidated cases of Mnuchin v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation and Alaska Native Village Corporation Assn. v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation.

Here are the cert stage briefs.

Here are the lower court materials.

Cert Stage Briefs in CARES Act Funding Eligibility Matter [Mnunchin v. Chehalis/ANVC v. Chehalis]

Here:

Mnuchin v Chehalis Cert Petition

Alaska Native Corps Cert Petition

Members of Congress Amicus Brief

State of Alaska Amicus Brief

Chehalis Brief in Opposition

Ute Tribe BIO

Cheyenne River Sioux BIO

ANVCA Reply

Federal Petitioner’s Reply

Lower court materials here.

Federal Govt. Brings Cert Petition on CARES Act Funding Eligibility

Here is the petition in Mnuchin v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation:

Mnuchin v Chehalis Cert Petition

Question presented:

Whether Alaska Native regional and village corporations established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act are “Indian Tribe[s]” for purposes of the CARES Act, 42 U.S.C. 801(g)(1).

The Alaska Native Corps petition is here.

Lower court materials here.

Alaska Native Corps Cert Petition on CARES Act

Here is the petition in Alaska Native Village Corporations Assn. v. Mnuchin:

Alaska Native Corps Cert Petition

Questions presented:

Whether ANCs are “Indian tribes” under ISDEAA and therefore are eligible for emergency-relief funds under Title V of the CARES Act.

Lower court materials here.