Tag Archives: Swinomish Indian Tribal Community

Swinomish/Quinault/Suquamish Amicus Brief in Climate Change Litigation in Washington State

Here is the brief in Aji P. v. State of Washington (Wash Ct. App.): Tribal Amicus Brief More details on this case here.

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Stillaguamish Marine U&A Allowed to Proceed [U.S. v. Washington Subproceeding 17-03]

Here are the materials in United States v. Washington [subproceeding 17-03] or Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians v. State of Washington (W.D. Wash.): 60 Motion for Reconsideration of Contempt Motion 61 DCT Order Denying Reconsideration 64 Upper Skagit MTD 65 Tulalip … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Muckleshoot U&A Appeal [U.S. v. Washington Subproceeding 17-02]

Here: Appellants Corrected Opening Brief Appellee Nisqually Indian Tribe Answering Brief  Appellee Squaxin Island Tribe Brief  Brief of Interested Party Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe  Real Party in Interest Breif fo the Stilliguamish Tribe of Indians Real Party in Interest Brief fo … Continue reading

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New Scholarship on Indian Self-Determination and Health Care

Geoffrey D. Strommer, Starla K. Roels, and Caroline P. Mayhew have published Tribal Sovereign Authority and Self-Regulation of Health Care Services: The Legal Framework and the Swinomish Tribe’s Dental Health Program [PDF] in the Journal of Health Care Law and Policy … Continue reading

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Materials (so far) in Stillaguamish U&A Subproceeding

Here are the materials in United States v. Washington subproceeding 17-03 (W.D. Wash.): 1 Motion for Leave 3 DCT Order Granting Request 4 Stillaguamish Request for Determination 47 Stillaguamish Motion for Contempt 54 Tulalip Response 55 Swinomish Response 56 Stillaguamish … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Effort to Block Lummi Crab Fishery as Unripe

Here are the materials in United States v. Washington subproceeding 18-02 (W.D. Wash.), aka Swinomish Indian Tribe v. Lummi Indian Tribe: 3 swinomish & tulalip motion for tro 16 upper skagit motion 19 lummi response 27 dct order

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Federal Court Dismisses U.S. v. Washington Subproceeding 17-02 [Muckleshoot Request for U&A Determination in Puget Sound Saltwater]

Here are the materials in Muckleshoot Indian Tribe v. Tulalip Tribes (W.D. Wash.): 25 Motion to Dismiss 27 Suquamish Motion to Dismiss 31 Muckleshoot Response 37 Reply 39 Suquamish Reply 40 DCT Order  

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Washington COA Dismisses Two Challenges to Swinomish Civil Forfeiture under Rule 19

Here is the unpublished opinion in Washington v. Director of the Dept. of Licensing. An excerpt: After losing her vehicle to the Swinomish Tribe in civil forfeiture, Washington filed this suit against the Department of Licensing and unnamed Swinomish police … Continue reading

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Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Havasupai Tribe Appellate Judge. Would preside over appeal cases for the Havasupai Court of Appeals. Interested applicants … Continue reading

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Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday.  Some announcements might still appear throughout the week.  If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. ASSOCIATION OF VILLAGE COUNCIL PRESIDENTS, BETHEL, ALASKA ICWA Director Responsible for the overall operations … Continue reading

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