Category Archives: tribal courts

Federal Court Dismisses ICRA Habeas Petition of Kewa Pueblo Prisoner No Longer Incarcerated

Here are the materials in Tenorio v. Hawk (D. Colo.): 1 Habeas Petition 10 Amended Petition 18 DCT Order

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Update in ICRA Habeas Matter Involving Kewa Pueblo

Here are the materials in Coriz v. Rodriguez (D.N.M.): 51 Motion to Dismiss 54 Response 58 Reply 63 Motion to Supplement 65 DCT Order Substituting Defendant 67 Response 68 Magistrate Report re 51 and 63 Prior post here.

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Ninth Circuit Materials in Knighton v. Cedarville Rancheria

Here: Opening Brief Tribe Answer Brief Reply Oral argument video here. Lower court materials here.

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in FMC Corp. v. Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

Here: FMC Opening Brief Tribal Appellee Brief FMC Reply Prior posts here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Challenge to Duckwater Shoshone Tribe Election

Here are the materials in Thompson v. United States (D. Nev.): 6 Complaint 10 Tribal Defendants MTD 13 Amended Tribal MTD 20 DCT Order Dismissing US 26 Motion for Reconsideration 28 DCT Order

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Federal Court Orders Tribal Exhaustion in Property Dispute

Here are the new materials in Watterson v. Fritcher (E.D. Cal.): 28 Response to Order to Show Cause 30 DCT Order Prior post here.

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Order Requiring Exhaustion over Tribal Seizure of Truck

Here is the opinion in Wilson v. Horton’s Towing. Briefs: Wilson Opening Brief US Answer Brief Appellee Brief Reply Lower court materials here.

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GTB Press Release: “Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Implements Authority to Prosecute All Persons, Including Non-Indians, for Domestic Violence”

Here: Peshawbestown, MI – During a legislative session today, the Tribal Council of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians (GTB) enacted amendments to the Domestic Violence Ordinance authorizing tribal police and justice officials to investigate and prosecute … Continue reading

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Michigan Tribal-State-Federal Judicial Forum @ Gun Lake Tribal Court

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NAICJA 2018 Annual Conference Panel on Appellate Judging

Hon. Lee Bergen Hon. Andrew Adams III

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