Tag Archives: Morton v. Mancari

New Paper on Defending Morton v. Mancari

Andrew Huff and Tim Coulter have released “Defending Morton v. Mancari and the Constitutionality of Legislation Supporting Indians and Tribes”. Quote from the article Supporting and defending the Mancari decision and the rule that it stands for – that laws … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Challenge to Indian Preference in Employment at Office of Special Trustee

Here are the materials in Hester v. Salazar (D. Utah): 3 Hester Complaint 7 MJ R&R 8 Hester Objection 9 DCT Order Adopting R&R An excerpt from the R&R: Because the Supreme Court has ruled in Mancari that Indian preference … Continue reading

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KG Urban Amends Complaint

Here: KG Urban Amended Complaint News coverage here. The Indian preference part is still there.

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KG Urban Reply Brief in First Circuit Appeal

Here: KG Urban Reply Brief

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State of Massachusetts Brief (and Supporting Amicus) in KG Urban v. Patrick (1st Circuit)

Here: Massachusetts Brief Suffolk Indian Law Clinic Amicus Brief Prior materials here.

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Opening Brief in KG Urban v. Patrick (Mass. State Gaming Case)

Here: KG Urban Motion to Expedite CA1 Appeal Mass Response to Motion to Expedite KG Urban Opening CA1 Brief Lower court materials are here and here and here. News coverage here, h/t Pechanga.

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More Materials in KG Urban v. Patrick

Here: KG Urban Complaint 15 KG v Patrick answer Our previous post is here.

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Federal Court Affirms Mass. Gaming Law Granting Preference to Tribes

Here is the lengthy opinion. No bones about it. This is a scary opinion delving at length into the constitutional infirmities of the political status classification doctrine first articulated in Morton v. Mancari. This judge would apply strict scrutiny but … Continue reading

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Addie Rolnick on the Promise of Mancari

Addie Rolnick, newly of UNLV law, has posted her paper, “The Promise of Mancari: Indian Political Rights as Racial Remedy,” on SSRN. It is forthcoming in the N.Y.U. Law Review. [This will be the first time NYU Law Review has … Continue reading

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Title VII Claim against Alaskan Native Corporation Rejected

Here is the Ninth Circuit’s unpublished opinion in Conitz v. Teck Alaska and NANA Corp. Here are the materials: Conitz Opening Brief Teck Alaska Brief NANA Regional Corp. Brief Conitz Reply

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