Tag Archives: Ho-Chunk Nation

Stockbridge-Munsee Sues Wisconsin and Ho-Chunk Over Gaming

Here are the materials so far in Stockbridge-Munsee Community v. State of Wisconsin (W.D. Wisc.): FINAL COMPLAINT FINAL HOLSEY AFF FINAL MEMORANDUM FINAL Motion for PI FINAL STATEMENT OF FACTS

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Ho-Chunk Nation’s Wittenberg Expansion Facts

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Federal Court Refuses to Vacate Sentence of Man Convicted of Bribing Ho-Chunk Nation Leaders

Here are the materials in Whiteagle v. United States (W.D. Wis.): 1-motion-to-vacate-sentence 4-opposition 6-reply 11-dct-order An excerpt: In August 2012, after an 8-day trial, a jury found petitioner Timothy Whiteagle guilty of twelve counts relating to bribing and conspiring to … Continue reading

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Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California General Counsel, Tribal Council, Gardnerville, CA. Ho-Chunk Nation Staff … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses American Indian Arts and Crafts Act Claim for Lack of Article III Standing

Here are the materials in Native American Arts v. Peter Stone Co. (N.D. Ill.): 250 Peter Stone Motion for Summary J on Standing 267 Peter Stone Motion for Summary J 271-1 Native American Arts Motion for Summary J 279 Native … Continue reading

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Ho-Chunk Nation Also Seeks Tribal Attorney

Here. Job description here: HCN Tribal Attorney position

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Commentary on Two Different (Unpublished) Notice Cases from California

On average we receive around a case a day out of California that mentions ICWA, and usually in the notice context. We don’t post all of them, and the vast majority of them are unpublished. But over the last couple … Continue reading

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Ho Chunk job posting for legislative attorney

This just in from Ho Chunk: jobpostingreport_8-20-14 atty.

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Seventh Circuit Affirms Bribery Conviction of Former Ho-Chunk Official

Here is the opinion in United States v. Whiteagle: CA7 Opinion And the briefs: Appellant Opening Brief Government Brief Reply Brief Lower court materials here.  

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Wisconsin COA Reverses Conviction of American Indian After Prosecutor Struck Only Indian Juror

Here is the opinion in State v. Snow: Wisconsin v. Snow An excerpt: Karen Lynne Snow appeals from a judgment of conviction for operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited alcohol concentration and an order denying her motion for a … Continue reading

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