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6 Feb 2013, 12:49 pm by Matthew L.M. Fletcher
As a key partner in advancing the trust relationship between the United States and tribal nations, the Secretary of the Interior is a critical component in carrying forward this trust and fulfilling the promise of a new era in U.S. [read post]
16 Jan 2013, 10:09 am by Ben Rubin
This morning, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that he is planning to step down at the end of March. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Theo Spencer
You may not be aware that the US Department of Interior controls one fifth of the land in the United States—including our national parks, and 35,000 miles of coastline—and manages the drinking water of one in 10 Americans. [read post]
22 Oct 2014, 10:05 am by Christine Swanick and Wilda Wahpepah
  Consequently, the Department of Interior may come under pressure from tribes that want the United States to sue states on their behalf for failure to negotiate compacts in good faith or that want a legislative “fix” permitting the Secretary to adopt gaming procedures after a state exercises its Eleventh Amendment immunity. [read post]
22 Oct 2014, 10:05 am by Christine Swanick and Wilda Wahpepah
  Consequently, the Department of Interior may come under pressure from tribes that want the United States to sue states on their behalf for failure to negotiate compacts in good faith or that want a legislative “fix” permitting the Secretary to adopt gaming procedures after a state exercises its Eleventh Amendment immunity. [read post]
26 Jun 2012, 5:53 am by lpbncontracts
Pursuant to the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (ISDA), the Secretary of the Interior enters into contracts with Indian tribes. [read post]
14 Mar 2014, 10:25 am by Christine Swanick
  Such clear evidence “conclusively establishes that the United States understood that the particular tribe was under federal jurisdiction in 1934. [read post]
16 Sep 2018, 9:13 am by Sabrina I. Pacifici
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will offer up nearly 4 million acres of public lands for lease this year, much of it for dirt cheap “The United States is now likely the world’s largest oil producer. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Nora Apter
While leaders in Congress warned about the dire state of wildlife in the United States and globally, Acting Interior Secretary and Trump nominee [read post]
30 Jul 2014, 8:12 am by bryannewland
 The Associate Solicitor also has the opportunity to meet with tribal leaders and attorneys from around the United States to help address tribal issues. [read post]
23 Jun 2010, 2:50 pm by constitutional lawblogger
Judge Martin Feldman of the United States District Court for the Easter District of Louisiana has issued a preliminary injunction of Secretary of the Interior Salazar's six month moratorium issued May 28, 2010, after a report on the BP Deepwater... [read post]
17 Sep 2014, 12:55 pm by Matthew L.M. Fletcher
The court’s syllabus: The panel affirmed the district court’s summary judgment in favor of the Secretary of the United States Department of the Interior in an action brought by the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe alleging that the Secretary violated the Administrative Procedure Act by determining that the Department of the Interior was not authorized to approve the Tribe’s assignments of land to certain of its members. [read post]
13 Mar 2014, 7:44 am by Matthew L.M. Fletcher
In its Carcieri decision, the Supreme Court determined that the Secretary of the Interior does not have authority to take land into trust for tribes that were not “under federal jurisdiction” prior to 1934. [read post]
29 Jan 2020, 4:09 am by Matthew L.M. Fletcher
Whether the Secretary of the Interior exceeded his statutory authority by taking land located within the reservation boundaries of one Indian Tribe and placing the land in trust for another Tribe, despite the objections of the first Tribe and in violation of a regulatory prohibition and the United States’ treaty promises to the first Tribe. 2. [read post]
12 Feb 2009, 6:09 am
On February 10, 2009, United States Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar detailed a four-part strategy to establish a comprehensive offshore energy plan. [read post]