Tag Archives: Washington tribes

Interview of Black Belt Eagle Scout on NPR

Musician Katherine Paul, who grew up on the Swinomish reservation, identifies as queer and indigenous.  An interview of her was aired on NPR yesterday.

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After the Culverts Argument on Wednesday

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The State of Washington’s Opening Brief in the Culverts Case

Here. Previous coverage here.

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Seattle Times Editorial Board Supports WA’s Cert Petition in Culverts Case

Here. Previous coverage is here.

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Culverts cert petition filed

The State of Washington has petitioned for cert. in the Culverts case. The cert. petition is available here.

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Contract Legal Aid Attorney Position at Muckleshoot

This is a one-day-a-week position. The Muckleshoot Tribal Court has an immediate opening for a contract attorney to staff the Court’s free, weekly legal aid clinic. The attorney will provide direct legal services to community members on a wide range … Continue reading

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Attorney Alan Stay on the Culverts Decision

Here. My colleague Alan Stay was integrally involved in bringing the first treaty habitat case in U.S. v. WA, so this article makes for an interesting read.

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Obama Administration Takes Action to Protect and Restore Puget Sound

Here.

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Washington Supreme Court Ruling in Hirst Protects Instream Flows

In this much anticipated opinion, the Washington Supreme Court has ruled that, in violation of state law, Whatcom County did not ensure the existence of adequate water supplies before issuing building permits. The case will protect stream flows from the … Continue reading

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Washington has Petitioned for Rehearing/Rehearing En Banc in the Culverts Case

Here. Previous coverage of the 9th Circuit panel decision is here. UPDATE (8/23/16): 119-Idaho-Montana Amicus 121-Amicus filed 122-1-Amici motion from Klamath basin 122-2-Klamath basin amici brief UPDATE (5/19/17): Tribal Response US Response

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