Tag Archives: Northern District of Texas

Press Release and Coverage Regarding Texas v. Zinke (ICWA Challenge)

California Tribal Families Coalition, News Release Tribal Coalition Urges Attorneys General to Protect Tribal Children A coalition of California tribes and leaders today urged state attorneys general across 18 states and U.S. territories to stand with tribes in support of the … Continue reading

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Texas and Prospective Adoptive Parents File Constitutional Challenge to ICWA and Regulations

Complaint here (northern district of Texas). Additional documents will be posted here. Plaintiffs thus bring this action for declaratory and injunctive relief and pray that this court: (1) vacate and set aside the Final Rule; (2) declare that Sections 1901–1923 … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Access Fees Suit against Two Tribal Telecommunications Companies

Here are the relevant materials in MCI Communications Services Inc. v. Arizona Telephone Co. (N.D. Tex.): 37 Tribal Telecommunications Companies Motion to Dismiss 41 Opposition 42 Reply 48 Surreply 49 Final Tribal Reply 50 DCT Order An excerpt: In this … Continue reading

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More “Karluk Tribal Court”/”Karluk Supreme Court” Nonsense

Here are the materials in Remenar v. Office of Dana Scarp (D. D.C.), where the court dismissed a mandamus petition of a non-lawyer seeking admission to practice claiming to be licensed by the fake “Karluk Tribal Court” out of Washington … Continue reading

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Texas Federal Court Refuses to Allow Fake Indian to Change Name to “Jeremiah El Bey”

Here is the opinion in In re Cash (N.D. Tex.): In re Cash An excerpt: Cash’s request that he be recognized as a member of the “Aboriginal Cherokee Choctaw” tribe is frivolous. This alleged tribe does not appear to be … Continue reading

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