Tag Archives: certiorari process

Fletcher Preview of Lewis v. Clarke

Here is “Supreme Court case could expose Indian tribes to new legal risks” at The Conversation. Excerpt: One would be tempted to think this is a case about fairness, about guaranteeing a forum for non-Indians to sue tribal employees who … Continue reading

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NYTs: “Supreme Court’s ‘Long Conference’: Where Appeals ‘Go to Die’”

Here. I’m unaware of any Indian law grants from the so-called “long conference” since we started the blog in 2007. From NARF’s page, here are the petitions currently pending: Jensen v. EXC, Inc. (15-64) Nebraska v. Parker ( 14-1406) Oklahoma … Continue reading

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Circuit Splits Blog on the Supreme Court’s “One Percenter” Docket

Here. Old news for faithful TT readers. 🙂

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Tribal Supreme Court Project Ten Year Report — And Quick Commentary

Here: TSCT 10 Year Report – FINAL March 2012 This is an important report for tribal leaders and advocates to read. From the introduction: Now in existence for ten years, the Tribal Supreme Court Project can look back to review the degree … Continue reading

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SCOTUSblog Highlights New Scholarship on the Certiorari Process

From SCOTUSblog (Amanda Frost): The Supreme Court today has nearly complete discretion over its docket—too much discretion, some argue.  In a world in which the Court grants only about one percent of the 8000 or so petitions it receives each year, the process … Continue reading

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“Factbound and Splitless” Talk

Here’s the abstract for my talk tomorrow at U-M Law School, “Factbound and Splitless: The Impact of the Certiorari Process on Federal Indian Law.” The process by which the Supreme Court reviews petitions for writs of certiorari is intended to … Continue reading

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Tales from the Cert Pool: Circuit Splits and Federal Indian Law

Most cases now reach the Supreme Court because of circuit splits or splits in authority between federal courts of appeal and state supreme courts, but federal Indian law is an exception. In my study of the digital archive of Justice … Continue reading

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Talk Announcement: “Factbound and Splitless: The Impact of the Certiorari Process on Federal Indian Law” @ UM Law School

Your humble blogger will be giving a talk at the University of Michigan Law School (co-sponsored, I understand, by the U-M NALSA and the Michigan Journal of Race & Law) on November 12, 2007 at 12:20 PM in Room 150 … Continue reading

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