Tag Archives: District of North Dakota

Eighth Circuit Briefs in Tribal Court Jurisdiction Matter — Belcourt Public School District v. Davis

Here: Belcourt Public School District Opening Brief Tribal Response Brief Belcourt Public School District Reply Brief Lower court materials here.

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Eighth Circuit Briefs in Tribal Court Jurisdiction Matter — Fort Yates Public School District No. 4 v. Murphy

Here: Fort Yates School District Brief CMB Brief Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Response Brief Reply briefs TK Fort Yates School District Reply Brief Lower court materials here and here.

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Federal Court Hold Turtle Mountain Tribal Court Has Jurisdiction over Indian Claims against Insurance Company

Here are the materials in State Farm Insurance Companies v. Turtle Mountain Fleet Farm LLC (D.N.D.): 25 Greenwoods Motion for Summary J + Tribal Appellate Court Decision 27 State Farm Motion for Summary J 27-1 Tribal Court Complaint 27-3 State … Continue reading

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Federal Court Complaint in Turtle Mountain Reservation Leasing Dispute

Here is the complaint in Grenier v. Delorme (D.N.D.): 1 Complaint + Exhibits An excerpt: On or about March 18, 2010, Plaintiffs and Defendant entered into a ten – year Lease of Real Estate (“Lease”) for Defendant’s land located at … Continue reading

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Opening Eighth Circuit Brief in Two Shields v. Wilkinson

Here: opening brief of plaintiffs-appellants addendum to brief of plaintiffs-appellants The MSU ILPC filed an amicus brief in this matter as well: Two Shields ILPC Amicus Final Lower court order here: 108 Order Granting Motion to Dismiss Here are the … Continue reading

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Federal Court Holds Tribal Courts May Adjudicate Claims against On-Rez Public Schools in North Dakota

Here are the materials in Belcourt Public School District v. Davis (D. N.D.): 19 Belcourt Motion for Summary J 19-6 TMAC Appellate Decision 26 Defendants Response 27 Belcourt Reply 33 DCT Order And here is the opinion in Fort Yates … Continue reading

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Spirit Lake Leadership Dispute — Yankton v. Hopkins

Here is the federal court complaint: Roger Yankton Sr. Amended Complaint News coverage here and here.

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Eighth Circuit Decides DISH Network Must Exhaust Tribal Court Remedies in Dispute at Turtle Mountain

Here is the opinion in DISH Network v. Laducer: CA8 Opinion Briefs are here. Lower court materials are here.

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Eighth Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Spirit Lake Tribe ex rel Committee of Understanding and Respect v. N.C.A.A.

Opinion here. The Spirit Lake Tribe of Indians, by its Committee of Understanding and Respect, and Archie Fool Bear, individually and as representative of more than 1,004 members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe – collectively, “the Committee” – sued … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Briefs in Fighting Sioux Appeal

Here are the briefs in Spirit Lake Tribe of Sioux Indians ex rel. Committee of Understanding and Respect v. NCAA: CUR Appellant Brief NCAA Appellee Brief CUR Reply Oral argument is Feb. 14. Lower court materials and commentary here. And, … Continue reading

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