Category Archives: tribal courts

News Profile of Rising Indian Women Leaders

From Planet Jackson Hole, “Tipping the Scales: While challenging imbalances of representation in law and politics, a wave of indigenous women are rising into power within their communities.” Profiles include Deb Haaland, Terri Smith, and Affie Ellis.

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Federal Court Dismisses Employee Action against Wisconsin Oneida

Here are the materials in Delebreau v. Danforth (E.D. Wis.): 39 motion to dismiss 45 response 48 opposition 49 reply 56 dct order

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North Dakota State Court Declines Jurisdiction over Bank’s Foreclosure of Trust Land at Turtle Mountain

Here is the opinion in Turtle Mountain State Bank v. Delorme: Rolette County District Court Order

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Federal Court Dismisses Gaming Developer’s State Law Claims against Apache Tribe, Orders Tribal Court Exhaustion in Others

Here are the materials in FSS Development Company LLC v. Apache Tribe of Oklahoma (W.D. Okla.): 21 motion to stay 22 motion to dismiss 25 response 26 reply 31 dct order

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Federal Judge Refuses to Sanction Attorney for Repeatedly Disparaging Tribal Court

Here are the relevant materials in Becker v. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation (D. Utah): 134 becker motion for sanctions 146 tribal parties motion for sanctions 154 dct order denying becker motion for sanctions 155 dct … Continue reading

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Grant Christensen on ICRA and Banishment

Grant Christensen has posted “Civil Rights Notes: American Indians and Banishment, Jury Trials, and the Doctrine of Lenity,” forthcoming in the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal. The syllabus: Indian defendants appearing before tribal courts are not protected by … Continue reading

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Washington Supreme Court Visits Tribal Land For Public Outreach, To Hear Cases

Here.

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GTB Tribal Court RFP

Here: Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa

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Tenth Circuit Rejects ICRA Claims against Ute Tribe

Here is the unpublished opinion in Oviatt v. Reynolds. Briefs: opening brief response brief reply

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Washington State Attorney General Opinion Requested on Enforcing Out of State & Tribal Protective Orders

Comments are open. Here’s the info.

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