Tag Archives: Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

Eastern Band Cherokee Seek Tribal Operations Director

The Tribal Council of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is accepting applications for a Director of Tribal Operations.  Applicant will report directly to the Tribal Council Chairman and will provide service to the Legislative Branch of Government.  Must hold … Continue reading

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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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