Skokomish Tribal Court RFQ for Various Tribal Services

SKOKOMISH RFQ– Judicial and Prosecutorial Services 2014.5.6

PURPOSE AND BACKGROUND: The purpose of this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is to contract with applicants (individuals or law firms) to provide the following services to the Skokomish Tribal Court: (1) Pro Tempore Judicial and Appellate; (2) Conflict/Substitute Prosecution and Indian Child Welfare Presenting.

Insurance Company Not Obligated to Reimburse Tacoma for Cushman Dam Settlement with Skokomish Tribe

Here is the unpublished opinion in Indemnity Ins. Co. of North America v. City of Tacoma (link) (Indemnity Insurance v City of Tacoma).

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 the court should instead determine whether the judge who initially issued the order “intended something other than its apparent meaning,” as the Ninth Circuit held in this case.

Lower court materials here.