Tag Archives: Washington Supreme Court

Washington SCT Amends Tribal Court Jurisdiction Court Order 82.5

Here is the order. The amendment: (d) Communication Between Superior Court of Any County of this State and Indian Tribal Court. (1) A superior court of any county of this state may communicate with any Indian tribal court concerning co-occurring proceedings, whether they … Continue reading

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Split SCOTUS Affirms Cougar Den (5-4, no majority opinion)

Here is the opinion. Materials are here.

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High Country News Profile of Cougar Den Case

Here.

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Oral Argument Transcript in Cougar Den Case

Here. Briefs and other materials here.

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Washington State Supreme Court Upholds Charter Schools (Tribal-State Compact Schools)

Here are the materials in El Centro De La Raza v. State of Washington: Superior Court Summary Judgment Order Supreme Court Opinion Wa he lut Indian School Amicus Brief

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Background Materials in Washington State Department of Licensing v. Cougar Den, Inc.

Supreme Court –Merits Stage Joint Appendix Petitioner’s Brief SG Brief Respondent’s Brief Sacred Ground Legal Services Amicus Brief Yakama Nation Amicus Brief Nez Perce Tribe Amicus Brief NCAI Amicus Brief Reply Brief –Cert Stage Cert Petition Cougar Den Cert Opp … Continue reading

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Clerkships with Washington Supreme Court accepting applications.

Here.

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Washington State Adopts ICWA Pro Hac Rule!

Order here. Effective September 1! ICWA Pro Hac page here.

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SCOTUS Vacates Washington SCT Decision in Upper Skagit Tribe v. Lundgren

Here is the opinion. From Justice Gorsuch’s opinion: Like some courts before it, the Washington Supreme Court read Yakima as distinguishing in rem from in personam lawsuits and “establish[ing] the princi­ple that . . . courts have subject matter jurisdiction … Continue reading

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Washington Supreme Court Visits Tribal Land For Public Outreach, To Hear Cases

Here.

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