Federal Court Enjoins Lummi Tribe’s Proposed Winter Crab Fishing

Here are the materials in United States v. Washington (W.D. Wash.), subproceeding no. 19-01:









Federal Court Rejects Effort by Sauk-Suiattle to Reopen US v. Washington 93-01 Subproceeding

Here are the materials in United States v. Washington (W.D. Wash.), subproceeding 93-01:









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 MSJ

66 Swinomish MTD

69 Sauk-Suiattle Response

70 Jamestown & Port Gamble Response

72 Muckleshoot Response

73 Hoh Response

74 Stillaguamish Response to 65

75 Stillaguamish Response to 64 & 66

84 Skagit Reply

85 Swinomish Reply

86 Swinomish Reply

87 Tulalip Reply

91 DCT Order Denying Motions

Prior post here.

Tulalip Indian Wrongful Death/County Police Excessive Force Case Heads to Trial

Here are the materials in Lacy v. Snohomish County (Wash. Super. Ct.):

28 05-30-17 Second Amended Complaint

67 6-22-18 Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment

72 7-9-18 Plaintiff’s Response in Opposition to Defendant’s Summary Judgment Motion

74 7-16-18 Defendant’s Reply in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment

78 7-24-18 Order on Summary Judgment

84 8-3-18 Defendant’s Motion for Reconsideration and Clarification of the Court’s Order on Summary Judgment

95 8-9-18 Plaintiff’s Response to Motion for Reconsideration

96 8-14-18 Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration

98 8- 25-18 Motion to Stay Trial Date and Certify for Discretionary Review

104 8-31-18 Plaintiff’s Response to Motion to Stay Trial Date and Certify for Discretionary Review

105 9-5-18 Defendant’s Reply on Motion to Stay Trial Date and Certify for Discretionary Review

110 9-5-18 Order Denying Motion to Stay Trial Date and Certify for Discretionary Review

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 Reply

59 DCT Order Denying Motion for Contempt

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

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.

Spokane Tribe

Conflict Public Defender, Wellpinit, WA. Responsible for representing defendants in criminal prosecutions in the Spokane Tribal Court. This position is open continuous. Applications can be downloaded at http://www.spokanetribe.com/jobs

Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP

2018 Summer Clerkships and Fellowships. A boutique law firm in San Francisco, CA specializing in government, land use, renewable energy, and environmental law. We have a growing federal Indian law practice, focusing on cultural resource protection, government-to-government consultation, tribal jurisdiction, land use, and renewable energy. Summer clerkships are open to students who will have completed their 2L year. The three-year fellowship is open to recent law school graduates. Applications accepted on a rolling basis, with a firm deadline of Labor Day for both programs.

Tulalip Tribes

Attorney. Closes July 28, 2017.

Hualapai Tribe

Public Defender. Closes August 14, 2017.

Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska

Tribal Child Support Unit Attorney, Juneau, AK. This position’s duties and responsibilities include representing the Tlingit and Haida Tribal Child Support Unit (TCSU) in Tribal and State courts, drafting legal documents for child support and paternity cases, providing legal guidance to the TCSU agency, researching legal issues, interpreting statutes, rules and regulations relevant to child support and paternity. Salary range $68,872 – $87,825 per year.  Position open until 4 pm, August 18, 2017.  Tlingit & Haida accepts electronic applications only. For questions contact Human Resources:  humanresources@ccthita-nsn.gov or Telephone 907-463-7707 or 463-7106.

Mescalero Apache Tribe

Chief Judge. This position is open until filled.

Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians

Court Clerk, Temecula, CA.

Previous Friday Jobs Announcement: 7/14/2017

Tulalip Tribal Court Denies Summary Judgment, Affirms In Rem Jurisdiction Versus State over Items Seized Pursuant to Search Warrant

Here are the materials in Shopbell v. Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife (Tulalip Tribal Court):

4-6-17 Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment and Memorandum in Support of Motion

4-24-17 Plaintiff’s Cross Motion for Partial Summary Judgment Re Probable Cause

5-2-17 Plaintiff’s Response in Opposition to Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment

5-4-17 Defendants’ Response to Plaintiff’s Cross Motion for Summary Judgment Re Probable Cause

5-12-17 Defendants’ Reply in Support of Their Motion for Summary Judgment

5-15-17 Plaintiff’s Reply in Support of Cross-Motion for Partial Summary Judgment

6-14-17 Ruling on Summary Judgment Motions