Tag Archives: Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community v. Jewell

Fletcher — The Consequences Of Divide-And-Conquer: Carcieri Redux (Law360.com)

Here: The Consequences Of Divide-And-Conquer: Carcieri Redux In Carcieri v. Salazar, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Narragansett Tribe was not “under federal jurisdiction” in 1934, and therefore the U.S. Department of the Interior could not acquire land in trust for the tribe. The … Continue reading

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D.C. Circuit Briefs in Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon v. Jewell (Cowlitz Tribe)

Here: Grand Ronde Opening Brief Clark County Opening Brief Federal Answer Brief Samish Amicus Brief Cowlitz Brief USET Amicus Brief Clark County Reply Grand Ronde Reply Lower court materials here.

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Interior Prevails in Carcieri-Based Challenge to Cowlitz Trust Acquisition

Here are the materials in Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community v. Jewell (D. D.C.): 23 Grand Ronde Motion 24 Clark County Motion 36 Interior Response 39-1 Samish Amicus Brief 44 Cowlitz Motion 54 Grand Ronde Response 59 Clark … Continue reading

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