Category Archives: Criminal

TeenVogue: “The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Expires September 30, Leaving Indigenous Women Especially Vulnerable”

Here.

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DOJ Justice Manual — Indian Country Provisions

Earlier this week the Department of Justice replaced the US Attorneys’ Manual with the new Justice Manual. [Miigwetch to Chris Chaney for the tip.] Here: Indian Jurisdiction Indian Country—Introduction Criminal Resource Manual at 674 Investigative Jurisdiction Criminal Resource Manual at … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses ICRA Habeas Petition Brought against Kewa Pueblo/Pueblo of Santo Domingo

Here are the materials in Aguilar v. Rodriguez (D.N.M.): 12 Objections 13 Motion for Immediate Release 16 Response to 13 18 DCT Order Prior post here.

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Herrera v. Wyoming SCOTUS Background Materials

Here are the merit stage briefs: Petitioner’s Brief 17-532 tsac Indian Law Professors Crow Tribe Amicus Brief Eastern Shoshone Amicus Brief Natural Resources Law Professors Brief NCAI Brief PACIFIC AND INLAND NORTHWEST TREATY TRIBES Brief Public Health Scholars Brief Shoshone-Bannock … Continue reading

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Federal Court Holds Nonrecognized Tribe May Not Issue Hunting and Fishing Permits But Does Not Issue Injunction under 18 U.S.C. § 1343

Here are the materials in United States v. Uintah Valley Shoshone Tribe (D. Utah): 2 Complaint 3 Motion for TRO 14 Response 15 Response 26 Defendants Brief on Plenary Power 45 Federal Motion for Summary J 47 Opposition 48 Opposition … Continue reading

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Federal Court Orders ICRA Habeas Petitioner to Join a Tribal Respondent [Pueblo of Kewa]

Here are the materials in Cheykaychi v. Giesen (D. Colo.): 4 Habeas Petition 13 Order to Show Cause 15 Response 19 Reply 20 Motion for Immediate Release 21 Response 25 DCT Order Granting Release 27 DCT Order to Join Tribal … Continue reading

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Federal Court Materials on ICRA Habeas Petition of Inmate Sentenced to 7 Years by Kewa Pueblo

Here are the materials in Coriz v. Rodriguez (D.N.M.): 1 Petition 14 Motion for Immediate Release 27 Magistrate R&R re 14 30 Respondent Objections 33 Petitioner Objections 40 DCT Order re 14

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The Cut: “94 Percent of Native Women in Seattle Survey Say They’ve Been Raped or Coerced Into Sex”

Here.

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New Paper on The Extraterritorial Reach of Tribal Court Criminal Jurisdiction

Grant Christensen has posted “The Extraterritorial Reach of Tribal Court Criminal Jurisdiction” on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Conflicts over the jurisdiction between tribal, state, and federal courts arise regularly due to the nature of overlapping sovereignty. The Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Rejects Duress/PTSD Defense of Woman Convicted of Theft from Tribal Organization

Here is the opinion in United States v. Dixon.

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