Tag Archives: Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation

Reason to Know Decision from Washington Court of Appeals [ICWA]

Here. ICWA and WICWA require a court conducting a 72-hour shelter care hearing to inquire whether the child is or may be an Indian child. A court substantially complies with that requirement if prior to the hearing the Department has … 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. California Indian Legal Services Staff Attorney, Escondido, C.A. Will assume a varied case load that … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Railroad Expansion Project Suit under Rule 19 for Failure to Join Indispensable Tribes

Here are the materials in Union Pacific Railroad v. Runyon (D. Or.): 28 Tribal Motion to Dismiss 42 Response 44 Reply 56 DCT Order

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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. Lower Brule Sioux Tribe Tribal Court Public Defender, Lower Brule, S.D. The chosen applicant will have … Continue reading

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Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation Tribal Attorney Position

Download(PDF): Position description and vacancy announcement Closes March 10, 2017.

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Superior Court Finds Upper Skagit Tribe Necessary Party in Declaratory Action

Download Court’s letter opinion in re: Schuyler v. Unsworth & Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, Thurston County Cause No. 14-2-02373-9 here. A member of the Upper Skagit Tribe filed an action in Superior Court for declaratory relief on certain tribal … Continue reading

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Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation Tribal Government Openings

11/3/15 Legal secretary posting here. 10/27/15 Legislative coordinator posting (Revised) here.  

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Umatilla Employment Hearings Officer Sought

Here: REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS- Hearings Officer 2015-02-19 for publication

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Oregon COA Affirms Governor’s Authority to Enter into Indian Gaming Compacts

Here are the materials in Dewberry v. Kitzhaber (Or. App.): Oregon COA Opinion Appellants Opening Brief Respondents Joint Answer Brief Tribal Amicus Brief Appellants Reply Brief An excerpt: In summary, the Oregon legislature authorized the Governor to enter into agreements … Continue reading

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Mashantucket Pequot Second Circuit En Banc Petition (and Amicus Support)

Here are the new materials in Mashantucket Pequot Tribe v. Town of Ledyard (2d Cir.): MPN En Banc Petition Amicus Brief in Support of En Banc Petition — Seminole, Umatilla, and Coquille Panel decision and briefs are here.

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