Tag Archives: Indian Civil Rights Act

Tribal Law Journal Call for Papers — ICRA Symposium

Here: Call for Papers Deadline for this Issue is December 15, 2017. The symposium announcement is here. The Tribal Law Journal blog is here. The Tribal Law Journal is here.

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UNM Symposium on the Indian Civil Rights Act, March 2018

Here: UNM symposium announcement

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New Scholarship on Federal Restrictions on Tribal Customary Law

Concetta Tsosie de Haro has posted “Federal Restrictions on Tribal Customary Law: The Importance of Tribal Customary Law in Tribal Courts.” The paper was published in the Tribal Law Journal. Here is the abstract: This article examines the adverse effects of federal … Continue reading

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Rosebud Sioux Tribe Supreme Court Decision in Tribal Chairman’s Removal Dispute

Here is the opinion in Scott v. Kindle: Scott An excerpt: The case at bar is fraught with such risk. There is no doubt that the action of the Tribal Council in removing President Scott from office is of historical … Continue reading

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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Court of Appeals Decision in Tribal Redistricting Dispute

Here is the opinion in Woods v. Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council: woods An excerpt: Despite the long and convoluted history of this case, much has been accomplished and both parties are to be commended for the positive results to … Continue reading

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Ann Tweedy on Tribal Gun Regulation

Ann Tweedy has published “Indian Tribes and Gun Regulation: Should Tribes Exercise Their Sovereign Rights to Enact Gun Bans or Stand-Your Ground Laws?” (SSRN) in the Albany Law Review. Abstract: This essay examines tribal laws relating to guns. It then … Continue reading

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(Likely) Fake Indian Claim Dismissed by Detroit Federal Court

Here are the materials in El Nefertit v. Powelson (E.D. Mich.): 1 Complaint 5 DCT Order Dismissing Complaint

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Ann Tweedy on Tribal Gun Regulations

Ann Tweedy has posted “Tribes and Gun Regulation: Should Tribes Exercise Their Sovereign Rights to Enact Gun Bans or Stand-Your-Ground Laws?” on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This essay examines tribal laws relating to guns. It then discusses whether tribes … Continue reading

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Minnesota COA Holds Warrantless Search of Tribal Casino Patron Not Covered by ICRA

Here is the opinion in State v. Yang. An excerpt: Appellant challenges his convictions of three counts of controlled substance crime in the first degree, arguing that security guards employed by the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel violated his Fourth Amendment … Continue reading

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Disbarred Tribal Lay Advocate’s ICRA Suit Dismissed

Here are the materials in Young-Man v. Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe (D. Nev.): 1 Complaint 5 MJ R&R Recommending Dismissal 6 DCT Order Adopting MJ R&R

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