Decided

No. 20-543

Janet L. Yellen, Secretary of the Treasury v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, et al.

from the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

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Docket Entries

JUDGMENT ISSUED.

Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Breyer, Kavanaugh, and Barrett, JJ., joined, and in which Alito, J., joined as to Parts I, II–C, II–D, III, and IV. Gorsuch, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Thomas and Kagan, JJ., joined. VIDED.

Letter of petitioner Janet L. Yellen, Secretary of the Treasury notifying Court of April 30, 2021 Dept. of Treasury revised methodology filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Letter to the Clerk of the Court from the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation of Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation not accepted for filing. (April 30, 2021)

Letter of petitioner Janet L. Yellen, Secretary of the Treasury filed. VIDED.

Letter of petitioners Alaska Native Village Corporation Association, Inc., et al. filed. VIDED.

Letter from counsel for Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, et al. filed. VIDED.

Argued. For petitioner in 20-543: Matthew Guarnieri, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For petitioners in 20-544: Paul D. Clement, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Jeffrey S. Rasmussen, Louisville, Colo. VIDED.

Motion for divided argument filed by petitioner GRANTED. VIDED.

Motion for divided argument filed by Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation DENIED. VIDED.

Supplemental response of the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, et al. filed in support of the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation motion for divided argument. VIDED.

Reply of petitioner Janet L. Yellen, Secretary of the Treasury filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Reply of petitioners Alaska Native Village Corporation Association, Inc., et al. filed (in No. 20-544). (Distributed)

Response to motion of Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation from respondents Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, et al. filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of National Congress of American Indians, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Motion for divided argument filed by respondent Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation. VIDED.

Motion for divided argument filed by petitioners Janet L. Yellen, Secretary of the Treasury. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Representative Raúl M. Grijalva filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Professors and Historians filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of States of Utah, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Five Indian Tribes filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

CIRCULATED

Brief of respondent Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation filed. VIDED.

Brief of respondents Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, et al. filed. VIDED.

The record from the U.S.C.A. D.C. Circuit is electronic and located on Pacer.

The record received from the U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts is electronic and located on Pacer.

Record requested.

SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, April 19, 2021. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Association of Alaska Housing Authorities filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Cook Inlet Region, Inc. filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Alaska Federation of Natives filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of State of Alaska filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of US Senators Lisa Murkowski, et al. filed. VIDED.

Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed 5/12/21). VIDED.

Brief of petitioner Janet L. Yellen, Secretary of the Treasury filed. VIDED.

Brief of petitioners Alaska Native Village Corporation Association, Inc., et al. filed. (in No. 20-544)

Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by US Senators Lisa Murkowski, et al. GRANTED.

Because the Court has consolidated these cases for briefing and oral argument, future filings and activity in the cases will now be reflected on the docket of No. 20-543. Subsequent filings in these cases must therefore be submitted through the electronic filing system in No. 20-543. Each document submitted in connection with one or more of these cases must include on its cover the case number and caption for each case in which the filing is intended to be submitted. Where a filing is submitted in fewer than all of the cases, the docket entry will reflect the case number(s) in which the filing is submitted; a document filed in all of the consolidated cases will be noted as “VIDED.”

Petition GRANTED. The petition for a writ of certiorari in No. 20-544 is granted. The cases are consolidated, and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. VIDED.

Reply of petitioner Steven T. Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury filed. (Distributed)

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.

Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition for a writ of certiorari pursuant to Rule 15.5. filed.

Brief of respondents Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation in opposition filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief of respondents Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.

Brief of respondents Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, et al., et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Alaska Federation of Natives filed. VIDED.

Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by US Senators Lisa Murkowski, et al. VIDED.

Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 16, 2020, for all respondents.

Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 25, 2020 to December 16, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.

Brief amicus curiae of State of Alaska filed. VIDED.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 25, 2020)

Parties

Alaska Native Village Corporation Association, Inc., et al., Petitioner, represented by Paul D. Clement

Janet L. Yellen, Secretary of the Treasury, Petitioner, represented by Elizabeth B. Prelogar

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, Respondent, represented by Nicole E. Ducheneaux

Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, et al., Respondent, represented by Riyaz Amir Kanji

Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation, Respondent, represented by Jeffrey Scott Rasmussen

Amici Curiae

Alaska Federation of Natives, Amicus Curiae, represented by James Hardwick Lister

Association of Alaska Housing Authorities, Amicus Curiae, represented by Hyland Hunt

Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Margaret Crow Rosenfeld

Cook Inlet Region, Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by Allon Kedem

National Congress of American Indians, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Kaighn Smith Jr.

Professors and Historians, Amicus Curiae, represented by Colette Routel

Representative Raúl M. Grijalva, Amicus Curiae, represented by Alan Evan Schoenfeld

State of Alaska, Amicus Curiae, represented by Laura Emily Wolff

US Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, and US Congressman Don Young, Amicus Curiae, represented by Christine Victoria Williams

Utah, Amicus Curiae, represented by Melissa Ann Holyoak

 
Last updated: August 4, 2021