Category Archives: Criminal

ICRA Habeas Petition Dismissed for Failure to Exhaust Tribal Remedies

Here are the materials in Adams v. Elwell (D.N.M.): 1 Habeas Petition 8 DCT Order

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Arizona COA Vacates Gila River Member’s Conviction for Crime Committed Entirely On-Rez, Affirms Conviction for Fleeing Police

Here is the unpublished opinion in State v. Carpio (Ariz. Ct. App.): State v Carpio An excerpt: Manuel Carpio appeals his convictions and sentences for one count of disorderly conduct and one count of unlawful flight from a law enforcement vehicle. Carpio, … Continue reading

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Federal Manslaughter Conviction Stands over Alleged Bad Acts by Rocky Boy’s Police Officer

Here are the materials in United States v. Henderson (D. Mont.): 74 Motion to Set Aside Verdict 80 Response 87 DCT Order An excerpt: The Court agrees with Henderson that if the jury would have heard the undisclosed impeaching evidence … Continue reading

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Materials in Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas ICRA Habeas Matter

Here are the materials so far in Darnell v. Merchant (D. Kan.): 1 Habeas Petition 10 DCT Order to Show Cause 12 Motion to Disqualify Counsel 15 Response to 1 & 10 16 Response to 12 18 Reply in Support … Continue reading

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New Article on Racial Bias in Evidence Rules

Jasmine Gonzales Rose has posted Toward a Critical Race Theory of Evidence on ssrn. The article is forthcoming in the Minnesota Law Review. Here’s the abstract: Scholars, judges, and lawyers have long believed that evidence rules apply equally to all … Continue reading

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Tulalip Tribal Court Denies Summary Judgment, Affirms In Rem Jurisdiction Versus State over Items Seized Pursuant to Search Warrant

Here are the materials in Shopbell v. Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife (Tulalip Tribal Court): 4-6-17 Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment and Memorandum in Support of Motion 4-24-17 Plaintiff’s Cross Motion for Partial Summary Judgment Re Probable Cause 5-2-17 … Continue reading

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Federal Court Holds State Highway on Sandia Pueblo is Indian Country

Here are the materials in United States v. Antonio (D.N.M.): 62 Motion to Dismiss 68 Response 84 DCT Order An excerpt: THIS MATTER comes before the Court on the Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Federal Subject Matter Jurisdiction, filed … Continue reading

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Inquest Examining Police Killing at Muckleshoot Comes to an End

Here. Previous coverage here.

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Apparent Hate Crime Victimizing Quinault Tribal Members

Here.

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ICRA Habeas Matter involving Pueblo of Jemez

Here are the materials so far in Toya v. Casamento (D.N.M.): 1 Habeas Petition 6 Answer 8 Response 9 DCT Order 10 Amended Petition

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