Tag Archives: Lummi Indian Nation

Lummi Nation Ceremony to Honor Endangered Southern Resident Orcas

Here.

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Cloud Peak Energy invests with Gateway Pacific Terminal to ship coal mined on Crow Reservation

News coverage of the event here. LA Times article about Lummi Nation’s opposition here. The Crow Tribe signed an agreement August 7, 2015, to become a 5% shareholder of Gateway Pacific Terminal, which is a partnership to open shipping ports … Continue reading

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Washington SCT (On Reconsideration) Holds 5-4 that Tribal Law Enforcement Authority Stops at Rez Boundaries

The majority opinion is here, and the two dissenting opinions are here and here. The majority holds (reversing itself from opinions in 2009 and 2010) that a criminal suspect (here a reckless driver) is utterly free and clear from tribal … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Criminal, Research | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Washington SCT Materials on Off-Reservation Hot Pursuit Case

As Indianz reported, the Washington Supreme Court has decided State v. Eriksen — opinion here and dissent here. Here are links to the briefs: 80653-5 – State v. Eriksen Hearing Date – 05/12/2009 Reply of Petitioner Amicus Lummi Nation Brief Statement of … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Criminal, Research, treaty rights | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Suquamish Tribe Files Cert Petition in U.S. v. Washington Dispute

Here is the petition in Suquamish Tribe v. Upper Skagit Tribe: Suquamish Cert Petition. Here is the question presented: Whether a court implementing an unambiguous court order is bound to apply that order according to its plain terms, or whether … Continue reading

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United States Cert Opposition Brief in Sharp Petition

Other briefs and lower court materials are here. Here is the government’s opposition: US Cert Opp

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Sharpe v. United States Cert Stage Briefs

Briefs here (still waiting on OSG brief and reply briefs): Sharpe Cert Petition Amicus Brief Supporting Cert Petition Second Amicus Brief Supporting Petitioner Lummi Nation Cert Opp Lower court materials are here. Questions Presented:

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