Lac Du Flambeau Ojibwe Cert Petition in Bankruptcy Act/Sovereign Immunity Case

Here is the petition in Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians v. Coughlin:

Question presented:

Whether the Bankruptcy Code expresses unequivocally Congress’s intent to abrogate the sovereign immunity of Indian tribes.

Lower court materials here.

Seventh Circuit Holds State May Not Tax Alienable Lands of Tribal Members on L.C.O. Reservation

Here is the opinion in Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians v. Evers:

Briefs and lower court materials here.

Seventh Circuit Materials in Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians v. Evers

Here:

Tribe Brief

State Brief

Reply

Lower court materials here.

Wisconsin Federal Court Holds Tax Immunities Do Not Apply to Reacquired Reservation Land

Here are the relevant materials in Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians v. Evers (W.D. Wis.):

153 State Motion for Summary J

171 Towns and Assessors Motion for Summary J

172 Tribe Motion for Summary J

213 Tribe Response to 171

215 Tribe Response to 153

223 State Reply in Support of 153

228 Towns and Assessors Reply in Support of 171

232 Tribe Reply in Support of 172

245 DCT Order

Prior post here.

Briefs in Short Term Loan/Sovereign Immunity Matter involving Lac Du Flambeau Ojibwe President

Here are the materials so far in Jones v. Wildcat (E.D. Pa.):

2019.06.07-docket-1-complaint-with-exhibits.pdf

2019.08.30-docket-9-wildcat-mtd.pdf

2019.09.23-22-jones-response-mtd.pdf

2019.09.23-22-1-jones-aff.pdf

Wisconsin Tribes Sue Wisconsin over Taxation of Indian Lands

Here are the materials in Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians v. Walker (W.D. Wis.):

2018.11.30 – Docket 01 – Complaint

2018.11.30 – Docket 1-1 – Civil Cover Sheet

2018.11.30 – Docket 1-2 – Exhibit Index

2018.11.30 – Docket 1-3 – Exhibit A – Treaty with Chippewa

2018.11.30 – Docket 1-4 – Exhibit B – Sample Red Cliff Patent

Termination of Parental Rights Decision out of Wisconsin

Here

The Wisconsin Court of Appeals affirmed a termination of parental rights decision under ICWA and WICWA using Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl (finding abandonment/lack of continued custody by non-Indian father).

Federal Court Allows Tribal Night Deer Hunting in Wisconsin

Here are the materials in Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians v. State of Wisconsin (W.D. Wis.):

404 Tribal Brief

406 Opposition

409 Reply

410 DCT Order

This case is on remand from the CA7, materials here.

News coverage here.

SCOTUS Denies Cert in Wisconsin v. LCO Night Deer Hunting Case

Here is today’s order list.

The petition is here.