Tag Archives: Eighth Circuit

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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Have Any Indians Served on a Federal Criminal Jury, Ever?

Three Indians were struck from the jury during voir dire in United States v. Harding, including one who was struck because he was struck in a prior case. And that’s okay under federal law, apparently: The prosecutor gave these reasons … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Affirms Major Crimes Act DV/Sexual Assault Conviction

Here is the opinion in United States v. Johnson.

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Oglala Sioux v. Fleming Update and Briefs in the Eighth Circuit

Oglala Sioux v. Fleming (previously Van Hunnik) is the class action suit initiated by the Oglala Sioux and Rosebud Sioux Tribes and the ACLU/Stephen Pevar arguing that Pennington County, SD is violating the due process rights and ICWA rights of … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Briefs in Sisseton-Wahpeton Effort to Save Burial Mounds

Here are the materials in Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation v. United States Corps of Engineers: Opening Brief Federal Answer Brief Reply Lower court materials here.

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Eighth Circuit Holds in Criminal Jurisdiction Matter Red Lake Reservation Not Diminished by 1905 Act

Here are the materials in United States v. Jackson: Opinion Appellant Brief US Brief Red Lake Amicus Brief Reply Brief Prior opinion in this case here.

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Order Denying Stay Pending Appeal in Oglala Sioux v. Fleming (Van Hunnik)

Download(PDF): Doc. 332 – Order (2/9/2017) Link: Previous posts

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Eighth Circuit Affirms Major Crimes Act Child Abuse Conviction

Here is the opinion in United States v. White Plume.

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