Tag Archives: Third Circuit

Canadian First Nation’s Payday Lending Partners’ Convictions for RICO Violations in US Affirmed by Third Circuit

Here is the unpublished opinion in United States v. Neff: Opinion Briefs: Hallinan Brief Neff Brief US Brief Neff Reply Hallinan Reply

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Third Circuit Briefs in United States v. Neff [third-party use of tribal immunity defense; “rent-a-tribe”]

Here are the materials in United States v. Neff: Hallinan Appellant Brief Neff Appellant Brief US Answer Brief Neff Reply Hallinan Reply

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Third Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Suit by Borrower’s Suit against Assignee of Tribal Sovereign Lender

Here are the materials in Goldenstein v. Repossessors Inc.: CA3 Opinion Appellant Brief Appellee Brief Reply Lower court materials here.

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Denial of En Banc Petition in Thorpe v. Borough of Thorpe

Here. Previous coverage of the case here.

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Debate on JURIST re: NAGPRA and the Jim Thorpe Case

Here is Walter Olson’s post “NAGPRA, Indian Burials, and the Unquiet Grave.” Here is Elizabeth C. Varner, Diane Penneys Edelman and Leila Amineddoleh’s “NAGPRA and Congress’s Foresight.” H/T Pechanga. The Third Circuit materials are here (en banc petition pending).

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Third Circuit Accepts NCAI and Sen. Nighthorse Campbell Amicus Briefs in Jim Thorpe Appeal

Here: ORDER (MCKEE, Chief and Circuit Judge) granting motions of the National Congress of the American Indians and Ben Nighthorse Campbell to file in support of the petition for rehearing. The Clerk is directed to file the briefs on the … Continue reading

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Third Circuit En Banc Petition Materials in Thorpe v. Borough of Jim Thorpe (UPDATED)

Here: Petition for Rehearing (12-8-14) NCAI Mtn for Leave and Proposed Brief in Support Filed 12-8-14 Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell amicus brief Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell motion for leave to file amicus brief UPDATE: Borough Opposition to NCAI Amicus Brief … Continue reading

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Third Circuit Holds NAGPRA Does Not Require Repatriation of Jim Thorpe’s Remains

Here is the opinion in Thorpe v. Borough of Jim Thorpe: Jim Thorpe Opinion [Update — the clerk has withdrawn this version of the opinion for quality control.] An excerpt: Thorpe’s remains are located at their final resting place and … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Audio in Jim Thorpe NAGPRA Matter

Here. CA3 oral argument database here. Briefs here and here.

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Sac and Fox Tribe/NCAI Briefs in Third Circuit Appeal of Jim Thorpe Case

Here: Sac and Fox Tribe Brief NCAI Amicus Brief Opening briefs are here. Lower court materials here.

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