Tag Archives: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Reviews of Nick Estes’ “Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance”

NPR The Intercept HNN The book webpage from Verso is here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Dakota Access Pipeline-Related RICO Suit Brought by Pipeline Co. against Greenpeace and Individual Indians

Here are the materials in Energy Transfer Equity LP v. Greenpeace International (D.N.D.): 95 Amended Complaint 102 Greenpeace Fund MTD 103-1 Greenpeace Intl MTD 111 Response 121 Two Bulls MTD 125 Response 126 Two Bulls Reply 130 Montoya MTD 131 … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Affirms Upward Depature in Sentence of Habitual Indian Country D.V. Offender

Here is the opinion in United States v. Eagle Pipe.

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Iowa Law Review Student Scholarship on How NHPA Fails Tribal Interests

Amanda M. Marincic has published “The National Historic Preservation Act: An Inadequate Attempt to Protect the Cultural and Religious Sites of Native Nations” in the Iowa Law Review. An excerpt: Beginning in 2016, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe engaged in … Continue reading

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Carla Pratt to be Dean of Washburn Law School

Here. From the law school’s website: Pratt brings more than 20 years of experience to Washburn Law, including serving as law professor and associate dean for academic affairs at Dickinson Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and practicing law as a commercial litigator … Continue reading

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Standing Rock Children’s Code RFP

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (Tribe) is now accepting Proposals from qualified individuals, organizations or firms for the development of a Children’s Code for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s Code of Justice.  The Tribe currently has a … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Rejects Effort to Enjoin Police Use of Dangerous Weapons at Standing Rock

Here is the unpublished opinion in Dundon v. Kirchmeier. Briefs: Appellant Brief ACLU Amicus Brief Appellee Brief Reply Brief

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New Scholarship on Indigenous Water Justice

Jason A. Robison, Barbara A. Cosens, Sue Jackson, Kelsey Leonard, and Daniel McCool have posted “Indigenous Water Justice” on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Indigenous Peoples are struggling for water justice across the globe. These struggles stem from centuries-long, ongoing … Continue reading

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UND Law to Host “Resistance, Resilience & Reconciliation: Indigenous Environmental Justice” April 18, 2017

Here (PDF):

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NYTs Profile of Energy Tribes and Trump Administration

Here is “Tribes That Live Off Coal Hold Tight to Trump’s Promises,”

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