Plains Commerce Bank v. Long Family Land & Cattle Co. Materials — Additional Update

Here is the entire set of Plains Commerce Bank v. Long Family Land and Cattle Co. materials, with the addition of two tribal court lower court orders:

ETA: Final SCOTUS decision has been added to this post as well.

Tribal Court Denial of Bank’s Motion for Summary Judgment

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Commentary on the Plains Commerce Bank Cert Grant

The Supreme Court’s decision to grant certiorari in Plains Commerce Bank v. Long Family Land & Cattle Co. surprised me a great deal. It proves, I think, that Indian law scholars and practitioners cannot claim to predict how the Supreme Court is going to act (no big surprise there, given how few Indians or Indian lawyers have clerked for the Court), but I also think it shows that the so-called Supreme Court bar can miss one every now and then [SCOTUSBlog’s Petitions to Watch seemed to miss this one].

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Plains Commerce Bank v. Long Family Land & Cattle Co. Materials — Update

Plains Commerce Bank’s cert petn reply brief is here: Reply Brief

All other materials are at our previous post.