Tag Archives: Eastern District of Michigan

Federal Court Dismisses Sault Tribe Member’s Treaty-Based Effort (from prison) to Save Structures Encroaching on State Land

Here are the materials in Macleod v. Moritz (E.D. Mich.): 4 First Amended Complaint 19 State Motion to Dismiss 23 Bellfy Motion to Intervene 25 State Opposition to Bellfy Motion 26 MacLeod Motion for Summary 27 MacLeod Opposition to MTD … Continue reading

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Saginaw Chippewa’s Claims re: Medicare-Like Rates Survive Blue Cross Motion to Dismiss

Here are the materials on remand from the Sixth Circuit in Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe v. Blue Cross Blue Shield (E.D. Mich.): 142 BCBS Motion to Dismiss 144 Tribe Response 145 Reply 146 DCT Order Prior posts here.

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Buchwald Capital Advisors LLC v. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Cert Petition [Bankruptcy Code + Sovereign Immunity]

Here: buchwald cert petition Question presented: Whether the Bankruptcy Code abrogates the sovereign immunity of Indian tribes. Lower court materials here.

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Split Sixth Circuit Panel Confirms Tribal Immunity in Bankruptcy Act Proceedings

Here is the opinion in In re Greektown Holdings LLC. Briefs: buchwald-brief.pdf sault-tribe-brief.pdf buchwald-reply.pdf Lower court materials and prior posts here.

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Federal Court Affirms Sault Ste. Marie Tribe’s Sovereign Immunity to Bankruptcy Proceeding

Here are the materials in the matter of Buchwald Capital Advisors, LLC v. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, 16-cv-13643 (E.D. Mich. January 23, 2018)(In re: Greektown Holdings, LLC, #08-53104, Bankr. E.D. Mich.): Doc. 9 – Amended Brief of … Continue reading

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Saginaw Chippewa Tribe Awarded Attorney Fees, BCBSM is Not

Here is the order in Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan et al v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, 16-cv-10317 (E.D. Mich.): 132 – Order Denying Defendant’s Motion for Attorney Fees, Granting in Part Plaintiffs’ Motion for Attorney Fees, and … Continue reading

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Saginaw Chippewa Wins $8M Judgment Against Blue Cross for Hidden Fees

Here is the order in Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (E.D. Mich.): 112 DCT Order

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“Stabenow, Peters Accepting Applications from Candidates Interested in Nomination for Federal Judgeship and U.S. Attorney in Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan”

Here.

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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. Department of the Interior Attorney-Advisor, Office of the Solicitor, Division of General Law, Employment and Labor Law … Continue reading

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E.D. Michigan AUSA Vacancies

Link to job announcement here. The U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Michigan, is currently recruiting for Assistant U.S. Attorney positions.  This is a term announcement that closes on July 20, 2016.

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