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Sequoia Capital Operations LLC v. Gingras Cert Petition [Chippewa-Cree Sovereign Lending]

Here: petitionforwritofcertiorari-3.pdf Question presented: Where an arbitration agreement contains a separate “delegation provision” that reserves for an arbitrator the authority to decide any disputes concerning arbitrability, does Section 2 of the Federal Arbitration Act require a court to decide any … Continue reading

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California Trout & Trout Unlimited v. Hoopa Valley Tribe & FERC Cert Petition

Here: Cert Petition Question presented: Do states waive their authority under section 401 of the Clean Water Act if they do not approve or deny a certification request within one year, even when an applicant withdraws and resubmits the request … Continue reading

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Knighton v. Cedarville Rancheria Cert Petition

Here: cert-petition.pdf Questions presented: “[T]he inherent sovereign powers of an Indian tribe do not extend to the activities of nonmembers of the tribe.” Montana v. United States, 450 U.S. 544, 565 (1981). The Montana Court recognized two limited narrow exceptions … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Poarch Band v. Wilkes

Here is the order list. Cert stage materials are here.

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Mitchell v. Tulalip; Teck Metals v. Colville; and King Mountain Tobacco

Here is the order list. Mitchell materials here. Teck Metals materials here. King Mountain materials here.

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Allergan/St. Regis Mohawk v. Teva Pharma

Here is the order list. Here is the petition page.

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Four Indian Law Matters (Miccosukee + Jim, ICWA, and Comanche)

Here is Tuesday’s order list. The materials in the Miccosukee petitions are here. The page on the ICWA case is here. The Comanche materials are here.

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SG Recommends GVR in Poarch Band v. Wilkes

Here is the brief: sg-invitation-brief-1.pdf An excerpt: This brief is submitted in response to the Court’s order inviting the Solicitor General to express the views of the United States. After the petition for a writ of certiorari was filed, amendments … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Casino Pauma v. NLRB & Havasupai Tribe v. Provencio

Here is today’s order list. Casino Pauma cert stage materials here. Havasupai v. Provencio materials here.

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Cert Stage Briefs for Casino Pauma v. NLRB

Here: Cert Petition BIO Reply

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