Tag Archives: canons of construction

Makah & State request rehearing & rehearing en banc in dispute regarding Quileute’s and Quinault’s ocean U&A

Makah’s petition is here, and the state’s is here. Among the issues at stake in the case are whether the Stevens treaties must be interpreted monolithically and whether the evidence of whaling and sealing is sufficient to establish fishing usual … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Ann Tweedy, treaty rights | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Quapaw Tribe Congressional Reference Case Survives Motion to Dismiss

Here are the materials in Quapaw Tribe v. United States (Fed. Cl.): 1 Congressional Reference 4 Complaint 7-1 US Motion to Dismiss 10 Response 11 Reply 16 DCT Order Denying Motion to Dismiss

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Research, trust relationship | Tagged , , , ,