Tag Archives: treaty rights

The Atlantic: “Can Congress Void a Tribal Treaty Without Telling Anyone?”

Coverage of the Herrera v. Wyoming argument, here.

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Miccosukee Per Cap Taxation Cert Petitions

Here is the petition in Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida v. United States: cert-petition-1-1.pdf Question presented: The 2014 Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act states that, for income tax purposes, “[g]ross income does not include the value of any Indian … Continue reading

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Atlantic Profile of the Herrera v. Wyoming Case

“Can Congress Void a Tribal Treaty Without Telling Anyone?” here.

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Greg Abalvsky Commentary on the Herrera Argument

From SCOTUSBlog, here.

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Oral Argument Transcript in Herrera v. Wyoming

Here. Background materials here.

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Wisconsin Tribes Sue Wisconsin over Taxation of Indian Lands

Here are the materials in Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians v. Walker (W.D. Wis.): 2018.11.30 – Docket 01 – Complaint 2018.11.30 – Docket 1-1 – Civil Cover Sheet 2018.11.30 – Docket 1-2 – Exhibit Index 2018.11.30 … Continue reading

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New Scholarship on Indian Treaty Rights and Fossil-Fuel Exports Projects in the Pacific Northwest

Michael C. Blumm & Jeffrey Litwak have posted “Democratizing Treaty Fishing Rights: Denying Fossil-Fuel Exports Projects in the Pacific Northwest,” forthcoming in the Colorado Natural Resources, Energy & Environmental Law Review, on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Indian treaty fishing rights … Continue reading

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New Scholarship by Jeanette Wolfley on Indian Tribes and the Energy Industry

Jeanette Wolfley has published “Embracing Engagement: The Challenges and Opportunities for the Energy Industry and Tribal Nations on Projects Affecting Tribal Rights and Off-Reservation Lands” in the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law.  

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Herrera v. Wyoming SCOTUS Background Materials

Here are the merit stage briefs: Petitioner Petitioner’s Brief 17-532 tsac Indian Law Professors Crow Tribe Amicus Brief Eastern Shoshone Amicus Brief Natural Resources Law Professors Brief NCAI Brief PACIFIC AND INLAND NORTHWEST TREATY TRIBES Brief Public Health Scholars Brief … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Skokomish v. Forsman

Here is the unpublished opinion: 17-35336 docket 47_6.18.2018 Briefs here.

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