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    • Colorado Law Symposium on Bay Mills Decision

      Wenona Singel and I are delighted and honored to speak at Colorado’s symposium on Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community. Thanks to Rick Collins, Sarah Krakoff, Carla Fredericks, Kristen Carpenter, and the rest of the great people at CU. I am honored to share the stage with Kathryn Tierney, the general counsel for the Bay Mills Indian Community.
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    • Ninth Circuit Decides Chemeheuvi Indian Tribe v. Jewell

      …Here is the opinion. The court’s syllabus: The panel affirmed the district court’s summary judgment in favor of the Secretary of the United States Department of the Interior in an action brought by the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe alleging that the Secretary violated the Administrative Procedure Act by determining that the Department of the Interior…

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    • State ex rel Attorney General v. Grand River Enterprises — New Mexico

      …From April: 2014-32-091 An excerpt: Defendant Grand River Enterprises Six Nations, Ltd., a tobacco company, appeals the district court’s denial of its motion to set aside a default judgment entered against it in an action brought by the State to force Grand River to contribute money into New Mexico’s tobacco escrow fund. On appeal, Grand River…

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    • State Judges Respond to Oglala Sioux Tribe Motions for Summary Judgment

      …Here are the new materials in Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Van Hunnik (D.S.D.): 128 Defendants Response to 1922 Motion 129 Defendants Response to Due Process Motion The motions for summary judgment are here. The evidentiary exhibits are here. The DOJ amicus brief is here. Like this: Like Loading... Related…

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    • Hicks v. Hudson Ins. Co. Cert. Petition

      …Here is the petition: Cert Petn Question presented: Whether an insurance company doing business with a federally recognized American Indian Tribe is entitled to sovereign immunity for the acts and omission it takes in furtherance of the business of insurance. Like this: Like Loading... Related…

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    • Alaska SCT Applies Adoptive Couple to Affirm Non-Native Adoption

      …Here is the opinion in Native Village of Tununak v. State, Dep’t of Health & Social Services, Office of Children’s Services (Alaska). An excerpt: We asked the parties to provide supplemental briefing and oral argument on the effect of the Supreme Court’s Baby Girl decision on the adoption appeal currently before us.26 We now hold that because…

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    • Stat Of The Week: Rock Paper Scissors For Lawyers

      …Ed. note: Stat of the Week is a new feature that pulls data points from ATL Research as well as noteworthy sources across the web. Classical game theory dictates that Rock Paper Scissors players should completely randomize their choices, selecting rock, paper, or scissors equally and unpredictably. However, a recent Chinese study found that most…

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    • Colorado Law Symposium on Bay Mills Decision

      …Wenona Singel and I are delighted and honored to speak at Colorado’s symposium on Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community. Thanks to Rick Collins, Sarah Krakoff, Carla Fredericks, Kristen Carpenter, and the rest of the great people at CU. I am honored to share the stage with Kathryn Tierney, the general counsel for the Bay Mills Indian Community…

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    • Ninth Circuit to Video Stream En banc Arguments in Big Lagoon Rancheria Gaming Matter

      …Here is the news release. An excerpt: On Wednesday, September 17, 2014, beginning at 10 a.m., the court will hear oral arguments in Big Lagoon Rancheria v. State of California, in which the state appeals the summary judgment by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in favor of Big Lagoon Rancheria, an Indian reservation…

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    • Updated Materials in Agua Caliente Tax Matter

      …Here are the new materials in Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians v. Riverside County (C.D. Cal.): 42-1 Defendants’ Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings 43 Agua Caliente Response 45 Defendants’ Reply Prior materials here…

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