Category Archives: Criminal

Kathryn Isom-Clause Guest Post: “Tribal Gaming Can Help to Fight Human Trafficking”

Tribal Gaming Can Help to Fight Human Trafficking Kathryn Isom-Clause Often “hidden in plain sight,” millions of people are exploited for criminal profit every year. These people are victims of human trafficking, or modern-day slavery. Human trafficking occurs across the … Continue reading

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North Dakota SCT Rejects State Criminal Jurisdiction over Nonmember Indians

Here are the materials in Olson v. North Dakota Dept. of Transportation: Appellant Brief Appellee Brief Opinion Reply

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Royal v. Murphy Brief in Opposition

Here: Murphy BIO FINAL Cert petition is here.

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Fletcher Review of David Grann’s “Killers of the Flower Moon”

Here is “Failed Protectors: The Indian Trust and Killers of the Flower Moon,” forthcoming in the Michigan Law Review. Abstract: This Review uses Killers of the Flower Moon as a jumping off point for highlighting for readers how so many Indian … Continue reading

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Federal Court Declines to Suppress Statements Made by Criminal Suspect to Tribal Police

Here are the materials in United States v. Gillette (D.S.D.): 32 Motion to Suppress Statements 33 Motion to Suppress Guilty Plea 36 US Response 45 Objection 44 Magistrate Report 47 DCT Order

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NCAI: “VAWA 2013’s Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction (SDVCJ) Five-Year Report”

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Federal Court Rejects Habeas Petition Seeking Vacature of Major Crimes Act Domestic Violence Conviction [Hualapai]

Here are the materials in Smith v. United States (D. Ariz.): 1 Motion to Vacate 8 US Response 13 Reply 14 Magistrate Report 15 Objection 17 DCT Order

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Maine Court Denies Maliseet Indian Motion to Dismiss Fishing Prosecution

Here is the order in State v. Bear: WALcr-16-636

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Magdelane Martel Profile on Colton Boushie Murder

Here is “Two Bullets and Numerous Misfires.”

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Gabrielle Scrimshaw Commentary on Colton Boushie Murder

Here is “A Killing in Saskatchewan,” in the New York Times.

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