CALIFORNIA – Just weeks after the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians won federal approval to annex 1,433 acres of land into their reservation through the fee-to-trust process, Santa Barbara County has decided to back a coalition of counties lobbying Congress to reform that process. 151 more words
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Carcieri Clarification: BIA Allowed to Limit Consideration to Whether Tribal Government is “Under Federal Jurisdiction” in 1934 for Fee to Trust Decisions
By Rachel Giubilato, Procopio Law Clerk
The DC Circuit Court in The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon, et al., v. Sally Jewell, et. 405 more words
Here is the complaint in Forest County Potawatomi Community v. Jewell (D. D.C.):
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For over two years, Plaintiff Forest County Potawatomi Community (the “Community”) has attempted to obtain records from Defendants, pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”), 5 U.S.C.