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Turtle Talk: Judge with long Indian law track record passes on





"Judge [Betty] Fletcher’s track record in Indian cases was simply amazing. Lots of well-known cases below:

Crow Tribe v State of Montana 1981

Cultee v US 1983

Puyallup Indian Tribe v Port of Tacoma 1983

White Mountain Apache v Williams (dissent) 1984

US v Adair 1984

Blackfeet Tribe v Montana 1984

National Farmers Union v Crow Tribe 1984

Andersen v BIA 1985

Chemehuevi Indian Tribe v Cal State Board of Equalization 1986

US ex rel Chunie v Ringrose 1986

Assiniboine & Sioux Tribes of Fort Peck v Board of Oil & Gas Conservation of Montana 1986

Yakima Indian Nation v Whiteside (Brendale) 1987

Sanders v Robinson 1988

McClendon v US 1989

Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe v US 1990

US v Orr Water Ditch Co 1990

Gila River Indian Community v Waddell 1992

LaPier v McCormick 1993

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community v Yavapai County 1995

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community v Arizona 1995

Nevada v Hicks 1999

Owens Valley Indian Housing Authority v Turner 1999

US v Webb 2000

AT&T Corp. v Coeur d’Alene Tribe 2002

Native Village of Quinhagak v US 2002

US v Errol D Jr 2002

Boozer v Wilder 2004

US v Smith 2004"

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Ninth Circuit Judge Betty Fletcher Walks On (Turtle Talk 10/24)