SG Recommends Denial in Osage Wind and Ute Tribal Exhaustion Cases

Here is the government’s invitation brief in Harvey v. Ute Indian Tribe:

SG Brief [Ute]

Here is the government’s brief in the Osage Wind matter:

SG Brief [Osage]

No Grants, 1 CVSG from SCOTUS Long Conference

Here is today’s order list.

The Court denied cert in Lummi Tribe v. US, County of Amador v. DOI, Fort Peck v. HUD, and Makah v. Quileute.

The Court asked for the views of the Solicitor General in Poarch Band v. Wilkes.

Herrera v. Wyoming SCOTUS Background Materials

Here are the merit stage briefs:


Petitioner’s Brief

17-532 tsac Indian Law Professors

Crow Tribe Amicus Brief

Eastern Shoshone Amicus Brief

Natural Resources Law Professors Brief

NCAI Brief


Public Health Scholars Brief

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Brief

Southern Ute Indian Tribe and Ute Mountain Ute Tribe

US Merits Brief

Petitioner’s Reply Brief


Respondents Brief

Brief amici curiae of Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies

Amicus Brief of Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies

States Amicus Brief Supporting Respondent

Amicus brief of Safari Club International

Amici Curiae Brief of Wyoming Stock Growers Association

Here are the cert stage briefs:

2017-10-05 Herrera Cert Petition

17-532 Amici Brief Indian Law Professors

Crow Tribe Brief

Scholars Brief

Wyoming opposition to Herrera petition

Cert Stage Reply

17-532 Herrera (ac pet) [US invitation brief]

respondent supplemental brief

petitioner supplemental brief