Tag Archives: Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

Job Opening, Associate Counsel, Eastern Band Cherokee

Eastern Band Cherokee is searching for an Associate Attorney to work in the Attorney General’s Office, Civil Law Department. Requires at least 2 years experience with tribal law. The job closes on February 12th at 4pm. Applications can be mailed … Continue reading

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Eastern Band Cherokee Seeking Tribal Prosecutor

Job responsibilities to include prosecuting criminal and juvenile charges in Cherokee Court and prosecuting criminal cases in Federal Court as a Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA). The job closes on February 12th at 4pm. Applications can be mailed to: … Continue reading

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Eastern Band Cherokee Press Release on Domestic Violence Prosecution under VAWA

Here: Press Release re John Arkansas 07-22-15

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Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Posting for Family Safety Attorney

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is accepting applications for a Family Safety Attorney. Applicant must have a JD degree from an ABA accredited law school, be a member in good standing of N.C. State Bar, 5 years of experience … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Appeal to Tribal Court Child Support Order

Here is the federal court order in In re Maney (W.D. N.C.): 3 DCT Order

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Prisoner Section 1983 Suit against Tribal Police and Judge Dismissed

Here is the order in Tramper v. Smith (W.D. N.C.): 2 DCT Order An excerpt: Plaintiff’s Complaint will be dismissed for failure to state a claim. Plaintiff purports to bring a civil action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against … Continue reading

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Eastern Band Cherokee Hosts First Ever CVB Court in Indian Country

Full article here. Excerpts from the article: The Cherokee Tribal Court did something on Thursday, April 2 that no other court in Indian Country has ever done before – open a CVB (Central Violation Bureau) session.  In a special event … Continue reading

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North Carolia COA Decides Matter on Applicability of ICWA

Here is the opinion in In re H.S.: NC App Opinion An excerpt: DSS sent a standard letter of notice to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and did not receive a response. The juveniles’ guardian ad litem met with … Continue reading

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N.C. SCT Cert Petition in State v. Nobles — State Criminal Jurisdiction over Cherokee Descendant

Here: nobles cert without appendix Lower court materials here.

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NYTs Profile of Study on Impact of Tribal Gaming Per Cap on Children at Eastern Band Cherokee

Here. In short, it’s pretty good for young children, doesn’t have much impact on older children. We posted on part of this study in 2010.

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