Category Archives: Criminal

North Carolina COA Rejects Jurisdictional Challenge of Nonmember Indian (an Indian not a member of any Indian tribe)

Here are the materials in State v. Noble (N.C. Ct. App.): appellant brief appellee brief reply state v nobles

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SCOTUS Grants Herrera v. Wyoming

Here is today’s order list. Here is the tag for Herrera v. Wyoming.

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Federal Court Declines to Suppress Statement Made by Habitual D.V. Defendant Represented by Tribal Lay Advocate

Here are the materials in United States v. Freemont (D. Neb.): 45 motion to suppress 46 response 58 magistrate report 59 objection 63 dct order

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Federal Magistrate Recommends Dismissal of ICRA Habeas for Failure to Exhaust [Santo Domingo Pueblo]

Here are the materials so far in Aguilar v. Rodriguez (D.N.M.): 1 habeas petition 9 santo domingo answer 11 magistrate report

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Chris Chaney on Data Sovereignty and TOOA

Christopher B. Chaney has published “Data Sovereignty and the Tribal Law and Order Act” in the Federal Lawyer.

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US Recommends Grant in Herrera v. Wyoming

Here is the invitation brief: 17-532 Herrera (ac pet) UPDATE: respondent supplemental brief petitioner supplemental brief Other cert stage briefs here.

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SCOTUS Grants Royal v. Murphy

Here is today’s order list. Here are the cert stage materials.

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Split Ninth Circuit Affirms Life Sentence for Salt River Gang Member Convicted When He Was a Juvenile

Here is the opinion in United States v. Briones.

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High Country News: “The crisis of murdered and missing Indigenous women”

Here.

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Challenge to Assimilative Crimes Act Jurisdiction

Here are the briefs in United States v. Smith: Opening Brief SW Indian Law Clinic Amicus Brief US Answer Brief Reply Brief

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