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|B.C. Court Of Appeal Rolls Back Aboriginal Groups' Multi-Million Dollar Award for Court Costs|
Joan Young; McMillan LLP;
November 10, 2011, previously published on November 2011Costs orders in Aboriginal and constitutional litigation have been a challenging issue for the courts. For instance, plaintiff groups often assert that they are entitled to greater costs awards than ordinary litigants given the public importance of their claims. In the case of Aboriginal groups,...
|Standing Rock Telecommunications Wins Federal Funding Support for Tribally Owned Wireless Network|
Douglas G. Bonner, Alan R. Fedman; SNR Denton;
July 1, 2011, previously published on June 29, 2011In a June 21, 2011 Order on Reconsideration, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) designated Standing Rock Telecommunications, Inc. (Standing Rock), a tribally owned wireless carrier, as a competitive eligible telecommunications carrier (ETC) throughout its entire 4,000-square-mile...
|EPA Issues Final Rule for Minor Sources and Nonattainment Areas in Indian Country|
Holland Hart LLP;
June 27, 2011On June 10, 2011, EPA released the long-awaited Final Rule on Review of New Sources and Modifications in Indian Country. The Rule establishes a Federal Implementation Plan (“FIP”) for New Source Review (“NSR”) regulations for new minor sources and minor modifications of...
|Supreme Court Decides United States v. Jicarilla Apache Nation|
Aaron D. Van Oort, Charles F. Webber; Faegre Baker Daniels;
June 15, 2011, previously published on June 13, 2011On June 13, 2011, the Supreme Court decided United States v. Jicarilla Apache Nation, No. 10-382.
|Ninth Circuit Recognizes Tribal Authority over Non-Indians|
Rob Roy Smith; Ater Wynne LLP;
June 13, 2011, previously published on June 10, 2011Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals provided a sweeping victory for Indian tribes over non-Indian interests, concluding that Indian tribes have inherent power to regulate the activities of a non-Indian trespasser on tribal lands, and to maintain an eviction action in Tribal Court against the...
|Indiana Gets Tough On Employers Of Illegal Aliens|
Fisher Phillips LLP;
May 20, 2011, previously published on May 13, 2011On May 10, 2011, Governor Daniels signed a new law imposing significant consequences on Indiana employers who employ unauthorized workers. The law goes into effect on July 1, 2011.
|Supreme Court of Canada and Federal Court of Appeal Decisions in Standing Buffalo Dakota First Nations v. Enbridge Pipelines Inc., 2009 FCA 308|
Keith B. Bergner, Lewis L. Manning; Lawson Lundell LLP;
December 9, 2010On December 2, 2010, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed leave to appeal from the Federal Court of Appeal's decision in Standing Buffalo Dakota First Nation v. Enbridge Pipelines Inc., 2009 FCA 308.
Standing Buffalo argued they were not adequately consulted about the construction of three...
|Supreme Court Decides Wilson v. Corcoran|
Jennifer Y. Dukart, Marie E. Williams; Faegre & Benson LLP;
November 10, 2010, previously published on November 8, 2010On November 8, 2010, the Supreme Court issued a per curiam decision in Wilson v. Corcoran, No. 10-91, holding that a federal court may not issue a writ of habeas corpus without first determining that a state prisoner's confinement violated federal law.
|Supreme Court Narrows Possible Securities Fraud Claims against Foreign Issuers|
Ambreen A. Delawalla; Alston & Bird LLP;
July 27, 2010, previously published on July 14, 2010The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued its decision in a so-called “foreign cubed” securities case, Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd., No. 08-1191, 2010 WL 2518523 (U.S. June 24, 2010). The Court held that a foreign investor’s complaint against a foreign issuer in...
|Final Medicaid Beneficiary Cost-Sharing Regulation Published|
Drew Silton; King Spalding LLP;
June 29, 2010, previously published on June 7, 2010On May 28, 2010, CMS issued its final rule implementing and interpreting section 1916A of the Social Security Act. 75 Fed. Reg. 30244 (May 28, 2010). Section 1916A grants states greater flexibility to impose cost sharing and premiums on individuals belonging to higher income families. This...