Tag Archives: Eighth Circuit

Guest Post: Kirsten Matoy Carlson on Eighth Circuit Judge Diana Murphy

In Remembrance: Judge Diana Murphy Last month, Indian country lost a powerful advocate and friend, the Honorable Diana E. Murphy of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Judge Murphy was the first woman appointed to the Court … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Denies North Dakota’s Motion for Stay in Brakebill v. Jaeger

Here: ca8 order motion for stay appellee response Prior posts here.

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Eighth Circuit Decides Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate v. U.S. Corps of Engineers

Here is the opinion. The court’s syllabus: Action challenging the issuance of Clean Water Act permits allowing a farm owner to dredge and fill portions of Enemy Swim Lake in furtherance of the owner’s activities in building a road over … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Briefs in Stanko v. Oglala Sioux Tribe [traffic ticket]

Here: Stanko First Brief Tribe Answer Brief Lower court materials here.

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Eighth Circuit Oglala Sioux ICWA Case Oral Arguments

Here. News coverage here.

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Eighth Circuit Rejects Effort to Enjoin Police Use of Dangerous Weapons at Standing Rock

Here is the unpublished opinion in Dundon v. Kirchmeier. Briefs: Appellant Brief ACLU Amicus Brief Appellee Brief Reply Brief

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Eighth Circuit Affirms Major Crimes Act Conviction over Dissent on Right to Counsel in Tribal Court (Rosebud Sioux)

Here are the materials in United States v. Long: Opinion Long Brief US Brief Reply An excerpt from the dissent: A misdemeanant like Michael Long is forbidden to possess a firearm only if he was “represented by counsel in the case” … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Briefs in Tribal Challenge to Black Hills Uranium Mining

Here are the materials in Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Nuclear Regulatory Commission: OST Brief Federal Brief

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Eighth Circuit Vacates Sentence in United States v. Spotted Horse

Here.

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Eighth Circuit Enjoins Pursuit of Tribal Remedies in Minerals Royalties Dispute

Here is the opinion in Enerplus Resources (USA) Corporation v. Wilkinson. Materials here.

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