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Eighth Circuit Oglala Sioux ICWA Case Oral Arguments

Here. News coverage here.

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Motion and Briefing for Partial Summary Judgment in Oglala Sioux v. Fleming (Van Hunnik)

This filing is part of the ICWA class action case in South Dakota over the interpretation of 25 USC 1922 (emergency jurisdiction): The third reason why this Court’s ruling on § 1922 has been inoperative is because the State’s Attorney … Continue reading

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Developments in Carter v. Washburn (Goldwater Litigation)

Here is the latest in the class action lawsuit arguing that ICWA is unconstitutional: In the past month, the plaintiffs were granted leave to file an amended complaint with new named class representatives. Both the federal and state government again filed … Continue reading

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A.D. v. Washburn–ICWA Class Action Suit

Complaint here. Quite the first paragraph: By honoring the moral imperatives enshrined in our Constitution, this nation has successfully shed much of its history of legally sanctioned discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity. We have seen in vivid, … Continue reading

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Additional Responses to South Dakota Motions to Dismiss Oglala Sioux Tribe ICWA Class Action

Here: OST11(Reply to DSS MTD) OST12(Reply to Vargo MTD) The initial response to the motions to dismiss is here.

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Oglala Sioux Tribe Response to Judge Davis Motion to Dismiss

Here: OST9(ReplyToDavisMTD) The motion to dismiss is here.

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Update in Oglala Sioux Tribe ICWA Class Act: Motions to Dismiss Filed

Here are the new materials in Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Van Hunnik (D. S.D.): Davis Motion to Dismiss Malsom-Rysdon and Van Hunnik Motion to Dismiss Vargo Motion to Dismiss Prior posts here and here.

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Oglala Sioux Tribe Seeks Class Certification in ICWA Suit against South Dakota Judges

Here is the brief: OST Motion for Class Certification OST Reply re Class Certification Complaint is here.

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