Tag Archives: Supreme Court

News Profile of Lyda Conley, 1st Native Woman to Argue before SCOTUS

Here is “Lyda Conley and the battle for Wyandot recognition.” “Thank you, TurtleTalk, for this story.  Lyda Conley is an inspiration to all of us who practice in the field.  Oftentimes, I have been identified as the first native woman … Continue reading

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Tohono O’Odham Nation Amicus Brief in SCOTUS Border Wall Matter

Here is the brief in Trump v. Sierra Club: TON Brief in Trump v Sierra Club

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Arthur Lazarus Jr. Has Died

Obituary here.

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Knighton v. Cedarville Rancheria Cert Petition

Here: cert-petition.pdf Questions presented: “[T]he inherent sovereign powers of an Indian tribe do not extend to the activities of nonmembers of the tribe.” Montana v. United States, 450 U.S. 544, 565 (1981). The Montana Court recognized two limited narrow exceptions … Continue reading

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The Onion: “Ruth Bader Ginsburg Suspended For Next 10 Rulings Following Supreme Court Bench-Clearing Brawl”

Here.

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Carpenter v. Murphy Restored to the Supreme Court Calendar for Reargument Next Term

More to commentary to come.

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Poarch Band v. Wilkes

Here is the order list. Cert stage materials are here.

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SCOTUS Confirms Dual Sovereignty Exception to Double Jeopardy Clause [over powerful RBG dissent]

Here is the opinion in Gamble v. United States. Prior posts on this case here.

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“This Land” Podcast by Rebecca Nagle

Definitely worth a listen. First two episodes are about Carpenter v. Murphy. Here.

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Mitchell v. Tulalip; Teck Metals v. Colville; and King Mountain Tobacco

Here is the order list. Mitchell materials here. Teck Metals materials here. King Mountain materials here.

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