Tag Archives: Missouri Court of Appeals

Termination of Parental Rights ICWA Case Out of Missouri

Here. This case is illustrative of a lot of the things we talk about regarding practicing in an unfamiliar forum, and getting objections on the record. The Tribe (Nenana Native Village) brought an appeal regarding the termination of parental rights, … Continue reading

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Intratribal Dispute in the Missouri Court of Appeals

The case involves two factions of the Amonsoquath Tribe of the Cherokee Nation, a non-profit Missouri corporation. The case is captioned Jones v. Jones. Here is the opinion (or here — missouri-coa-opinion). jones-appellant-brief No response brief filed.

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Missouri Courts Interpret Tribal Sovereign Immunity for First Time

The case is Ogden v. Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska. From the opinion: In March of 2006, Larry Ogden, after communication with the tribal chairman of the “Iowa Tribe Executive Committee,” moved to Missouri to accept employment as manager … Continue reading

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