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Cherokee Nation Sues Drug Makers in Tribal Court over Opioid Additional Epidemic

Here is the complaint in Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma v. McKesson Corp. (Cherokee Nation Dist. Ct.): Petition 4-20-17 News coverage in WaPo: “Cherokee Nation sues drug firms, retailers for flooding communities with opioids.”

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Cherokee Nation Allowed to Proceed with Avandia Suit against GlaxoSmithKline in Cherokee Courts

Here are the materials in GlaxoSmithKline LLC v. Cherokee Nation (D. Mass.): 62 GlaxoSmithKline Motion 63 US Memorandum 65 Cherokee Nation Motion 68 GlaxoSmithKline Reply 70 Cherokee Nation Reply 79 DCT Order An excerpt: The dispute in this case centers … Continue reading

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GlaxoSmithKline v. Cherokee Nation — Suit over Cherokee Court Jurisdiction

Here is the complaint in GlaxoSmithKline LLC v. Cherokee Nation (D. Mass.): Complaint An excerpt: By filing suit in the Tribal Court for conduct relating to the marketing, sale and promotion of Avandia, the Cherokee Nation breached the Avandia Settlement … Continue reading

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Cherokee Nation Redistricting Challenge — Tribal Court Materials — UPDATED

Here are the materials in Anglen v. Cherokee Nation Council: 1- Petition in Error 1-16-13 2- Designation of Record for Appeal from District Court 1-16-13 3- Notice 1/17/13 4- Amended Petition in Error 1/25/13 5- Application for Injunction and Expedited … Continue reading

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Employment Suit Complaint in Cherokee Tribal Court

Here, via Pechanga.

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Cherokee District Court Holds 2007 Tribal Constitutional Amendment Disenrolling Freedmen VOID

Here is the order: Nash v Cherokee Nation Registrar The Cherokee Nation’s entry into the hereinbefore mentioned Treaty of 1866 was an agreement which, to this date, has not been modified or abrogated by any action heretofore taken either through … Continue reading

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Cherokee Trial Court Holds Hearing on Freedmen Case

From the Cherokee Phoenix (via Pechanga): TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation District Court held a July 17 hearing for the case of Raymond Nash v. CN Registrar as attorneys for both parties presented arguments for their motions for summary … Continue reading

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