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Northern Arapaho Tribe v. Wyoming

Petition for certiorari denied on June 25, 2018

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1159 10th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether—when the Supreme Court has instructed that only Congress may diminish the boundaries of an Indian reservation, and only when its intent is clear and plain—Congress evinced a clear and plain intent in the 1905 Act to diminish the Wind River Reservation by nearly two-thirds simply by using language of cession.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 17 2018Application (17A751) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 5, 2018 to March 7, 2018, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.
Jan 17 2018Application (17A751) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until March 7, 2018.
Feb 16 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 26, 2018)
Mar 01 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 26, 2018 to April 23, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 02 2018Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, State of Wyoming.
Mar 06 2018Motions to extend the time to file responses are granted and the time is extended to and including April 23, 2018, for all respondents.
Mar 14 2018Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Northern Arapaho Tribe.
Mar 16 2018Blanket Consent filed by Respondents, Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation, et al. VIDED.
Mar 22 2018Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed. VIDED.
Mar 23 2018Brief amicus curiae of The National Congress of American Indians filed. VIDED.
Apr 17 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 23, 2018 to May 18, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 18 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including May 18, 2018, for all respondents.
Apr 20 2018Brief of intervenors respondents Fremont County, Wyoming, and City of Riverton, Wyoming in opposition filed. VIDED
May 18 2018Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed. VIDED.
May 18 2018Brief of respondent State of Wyoming in opposition filed. VIDED.
May 18 2018Brief of respondent Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation in opposition filed. VIDED.
Jun 04 2018Reply of petitioner Northern Arapaho Tribe filed.
Jun 05 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/21/2018.
Jun 25 2018Petition DENIED. Justice Gorsuch took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
 
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