Category Archives: tribal courts

LTBB Honors Former Appellate Justice Wenona Singel

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Federal Court Allows Civil RICO Suit to Proceed against Crow Nation-Owned Health Facility

Here are the materials in Wilhite v. Awe Kualawaache Care Center (D. Mont.): 13 Motion to Dismiss 15 Response 17 Reply 18 DCT Order

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Tenth Circuit Rules against State Jurisdiction over Navajo Casino Tort Claims

Here is the opinion in Navajo Nation v. Dalley: ca10 opinion Briefs here.

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Tenth Circuit Briefs in Ute Indian Tribe v. Lawrence

Here: ute opening brief becker brief lawrence brief Lower court materials here.

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North Dakota SCT Asserts Concurrent Jurisdiction over Nonmember Indian Child Support Orders

Here is the opinion in State v. Peltier. Briefs: peltier brief state brief

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Federal Court Rejects Tribal Jurisdiction, Orders Arbitration, in Oilfield Equipment Contract Dispute

Here are the materials in Halcon Operating Co. Inc. v. Rez Rock N Water LLC (D.N.D.): 5 Motion for PI 19 Motion to Dismiss 22 Response to 19 23 Reply in Support of 19 29 DCT Order

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Minnesota Supreme Court Rule Recognizing Tribal Court Orders

Over 15 years ago, the Minnesota Tribal Court/State Court Forum petitioned the Minnesota Supreme Court to adopt a robust rule for recognition of tribal court orders. Due in large part to public concern about the efficacy of tribal courts, the … Continue reading

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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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SCOTUS Grants Cougar Den Tax Case; Denies Shingle Springs Gaming and Wind River Reservation Boundaries Cases; Issues CVSG in Ute Tribal Court Jurisdiction Matter

Here is today’s order list. Here are the materials in the Cougar Den matter. Here are the materials in the Shingle Springs matter. Here are the materials in the Wind River matter. Here are the materials in the Ute Tribe … Continue reading

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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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