Tag Archives: Blackfeet Tribe

D.C. Circuit Briefs in Moncrief v. Dept. of Interior

Here: US Voluntary Dismissal Intervenor Appellant Brief Blackfeet Amicus Brief Lower court materials: 1 Complaint 19 Moncrief MSJ 21 Federal Cross MSJ 24 Intervenors Cross MSJ 26 Moncrief Reply 28 Federal Reply 29 Intervenors Reply 37 DCT Order

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Montana Supreme Court ICWA Notice Case

Here ¶28 In this case, CPS Lebrun’s testimony that an unidentified person orally confirmed that “they are not eligible, just they can only be descendent members” does not satisfy the Department’s ICWA burden. As a direct result of the Department’s … Continue reading

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Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP 2018 Summer Law Clerks. Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP (“FPM”) is … Continue reading

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Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Echo Hawk & Olsen, PLLC Associate, Indian law practice group. A small firm based in Idaho … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Conviction for Theft from Blackfeet Tribe’s Po’Ka Project

Here is the opinion in United States v. Conti.

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ACHP invites public comment in order to resolve 33-year permit suspension for oil well on Blackfeet Reservation

US D-D.C. Court order in the matter of Solonex LLC v. Sally Jewell, et. al, here. DOI Schedule here. ACHP invitation to comment here. On July 27, 2015, the D.C. District Court ruled the Department of the Interior (DOI) is … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Town of Browning v. Sharp, States Town Has Tribal Court Remedy

Here are the materials in Town of Browning v. Sharp (D. Mont.): 71 Sharp 12b1 Motion to Dismiss 73 Sharp 12b6 Motion to Dismiss 75 Sharp 12b7 Motion to Dismiss 95 Town Response to 71 96 Town Response to 73 … Continue reading

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Federal Court Denies Town’s Motion for Injunction against Blackfeet Tribe Officials in Utility Dispute

Here are the materials in Town of Browning v. Sharp (D. Mont.): 127 Motion for PI 129 Response 131 Reply 150 Magistrate Report 153 Objections 155 Reply to Objections 157 DCT Order Denying PI Prior post here.

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Suit for Injunctive Relief against Blackfeet Elected Officials over Utility MOA Dispute May Proceed

Here are the materials in Town of Browning v. Sharp (D. Mont.): 71 12b1 Motion to Dismiss 73 12b6 Motion to Dismiss 75 12b7 Motion to Dismiss 95 Response to 12b1 Motion 96 response to 12b6 Motion 97 Response to … Continue reading

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Split Montana SCT Affirms Denial of Indian Child Welfare Matter’s Transfer to Blackfeet Tribe

Here is the opinion and the various briefs in In the Matter of S.B.C.: Appellant Brief — Blackfeet Tribe Appellant Brief — Father Appellant Brief — Mother Appellee Brief — Response to Father Appellee Brief — Response to Tribe Appellee … Continue reading

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