Category Archives: tribal courts

Update in Rabang v. Kelly

Here are new docs: 4-11-18 Order Denying Defendants’ Rule 62.1 Motion For Indicative Ruling Regarding Dismissal 4-11-18 Rabang v. Kelly (9th Cir.) Kelly Appellants’ Motion For Voluntary Dismissal Of Appeal 4-11-18 Rabang v. Kelly (9th Cir.) Notice of District Court … Continue reading

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Kalyn Free Sues Muscogee AG and Tribal Court over Jurisdiction

Here is the complaint in Free v. Dellinger (N.D. Okla.): 2 Complaint

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Eleventh Circuit Dismisses Challenge to Seminole Tribal Court Jurisdiction

Here is the unpublished opinion in Asker v. Seminole Tribe of Florida Inc.: Unpublished Opinion Briefs here.

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FBA Indian Law Conference ICRA Panel

Karla General, Angela Riley, Terri Smith, Se-ah-dom Edmo, and Josh Clause

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NAICJA Save the Date (Oct. 16-19) and Call for Papers (Due April 20)

One of my favorite conferences of the year–and I always offer to do an ICWA/transfer to tribal court case law update! RFP for Presentations- 2018 NAICJA Conference – DUE APRIL 20th!

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Federal Court Excuses Additional Tribal Court Exhaustion in Oil/Gas Flaring Dispute at Fort Berthold

Here are the materials in Kodiak Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. v. Burr (D.N.D.): 29-2 mha trial court opinion 29-9 mha nation supreme court opinion 30 kodiak motion for pi 45 tribal judge motion to dismiss 46 burr response to … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Effort to Appeal Shakopee Tribal Court Marriage Dissolution/Child Custody Order

Here are the materials in Nguyen v. Gustafson (D. Minn.): 6 Motion for PI 25 Response 28 Reply 29 DCT Order The plaintiff in this case is also the plaintiff in Americans for Tribal Court Equality v. Piper.

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Michigan Circuit Court Enforces LTBB Tribal Court Civil Contempt Sanction against Attorney under Michigan Court Rule 2.615

Here is the opinion in Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Tribal Court v. Beck: 2018 03 14 Opinion

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

Here.

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Harvey v. Ute Indian Tribe Cert Petition

Here: Harvey v. Ute et al. Petition Questions presented: 1.Whether the tribal remedies exhaustion doctrine, which requires federal courts to stay cases challenging tribal jurisdiction until the parties have exhausted parallel tribal court proceedings, applies to state courts as well. 2.Whether the … Continue reading

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