Tag Archives: District of North Dakota

North Dakota Tribal Member Sue over State’s Voter ID Law

Here is the complaint in Brakebill v. Jaeger (D. N.D.): 1 Complaint

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Supreme Court Cert Petition in Two Shields v. Wilkinson

Here: Two Shields Cert Petition ILTF Amicus Brief in Support of Petition Law Profs Amicus Brief in Support of Petition Questions presented: In Temple v. Synthes Corp., 498 U.S. 5 (1990) (per curiam), this Court unanimously held that joint tortfeasors … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Two Shields v. Wilkinson

Here is the opinion: Two Shields Opinion An excerpt: Appellants Ramona Two Shields and Mary Louise Defender Wilson are Indians with interests in land allotted to them by the United States under the Dawes Act of 1887. Such land is … Continue reading

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Second Federal Court Suit to Stop Fort Berthold Tribal Court Suit against Oil Company

Here are the materials in EOG Resources Inc. v. Johnson (D. N.D.): 1 Complaint 1-1 Tribal Court Summons

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Eighth Circuit Briefs in Tribal Court Jurisdiction Matter — Belcourt Public School District v. Davis

Here: Belcourt Public School District Opening Brief Tribal Response Brief Belcourt Public School District Reply Brief Lower court materials here.

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Eighth Circuit Briefs in Tribal Court Jurisdiction Matter — Fort Yates Public School District No. 4 v. Murphy

Here: Fort Yates School District Brief CMB Brief Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Response Brief Reply briefs TK Fort Yates School District Reply Brief Lower court materials here and here.

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Federal Court Hold Turtle Mountain Tribal Court Has Jurisdiction over Indian Claims against Insurance Company

Here are the materials in State Farm Insurance Companies v. Turtle Mountain Fleet Farm LLC (D.N.D.): 25 Greenwoods Motion for Summary J + Tribal Appellate Court Decision 27 State Farm Motion for Summary J 27-1 Tribal Court Complaint 27-3 State … Continue reading

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Federal Court Complaint in Turtle Mountain Reservation Leasing Dispute

Here is the complaint in Grenier v. Delorme (D.N.D.): 1 Complaint + Exhibits An excerpt: On or about March 18, 2010, Plaintiffs and Defendant entered into a ten – year Lease of Real Estate (“Lease”) for Defendant’s land located at … Continue reading

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Opening Eighth Circuit Brief in Two Shields v. Wilkinson

Here: opening brief of plaintiffs-appellants addendum to brief of plaintiffs-appellants The MSU ILPC filed an amicus brief in this matter as well: Two Shields ILPC Amicus Final Lower court order here: 108 Order Granting Motion to Dismiss Here are the … Continue reading

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Federal Court Holds Tribal Courts May Adjudicate Claims against On-Rez Public Schools in North Dakota

Here are the materials in Belcourt Public School District v. Davis (D. N.D.): 19 Belcourt Motion for Summary J 19-6 TMAC Appellate Decision 26 Defendants Response 27 Belcourt Reply 33 DCT Order And here is the opinion in Fort Yates … Continue reading

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