Category Archives: Tribal Codes

“Enforcement of Tribal Protection Orders in California”

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New Scholarship on Navajo Nation Car Buyers and the Subprime Lending Problem

Megan Horning has published “Border Town Bullies: The Bad Auto Deal and Subprime Lending Problem Among Navajo Nation Car Buyers” in the National Lawyers Guild Review: Horning Article

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Federal Court Rules Against Burley Faction in California Miwok Dispute

Here are the materials in California Valley Miwok Tribe v. Zinke (E.D. Cal.): 44-1 Burley Motion for Summary J 46 US Cross-Motion 47 Dixie Cross-Motion 48 Burley Response 50 US Response 51 Dixie Response 53 Burley Reply 56 US Reply 57 … Continue reading

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Grand Ronde Independent Tribal Press Ordinance

Here: Independent Tribal Press Ordinance 2016-12-28 News coverage: “Tribal Council appoints Editorial Board, OKs stipend”  

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New Scholarship on Federal Restrictions on Tribal Customary Law

Concetta Tsosie de Haro has posted “Federal Restrictions on Tribal Customary Law: The Importance of Tribal Customary Law in Tribal Courts.” The paper was published in the Tribal Law Journal. Here is the abstract: This article examines the adverse effects of federal … Continue reading

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Federal Magistrate Orders Release of Jemez Pueblo Prisoner for ICRA Violations

Here are the materials in the case now captioned Fragua v. Elwell (D.N.M.): 18 Magistrate Recommendation 20 Magistrate Order of Release Prior post here.

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Federal Magistrate Recommends Immediate Release of Indian Prisoner for ICRA Right to Counsel Violation

Here are the materials so far in Fragua v. Casamento (D.N.M.): 1 Habeas Petition 6 Jailer Response 7 Prisoner Reply 12 Magistrate Report

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The Wisconsin Experiment

“Donald Trump’s war on the environment was prototyped by far-right politicians in state government. We can learn from Indigenous communities who fought back in the name of science and democracy — and won.“ In the opening months of the Trump … Continue reading

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Split Ninth Circuit Dismisses ICRA Banishment Challenge

Here is the opinion in Tavares v Whitehouse. Briefs: Appellant Brief Appellee Brief Reply Brief Lower court materials here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Pro Se Wrongful Termination Claim against White Earth Ojibwe

Here are the materials in Harper v. White Earth Human Resources (D. Minn.): 9-motion-to-dismiss 26-magistrate-report 28-dct-order

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