Tag Archives: Oglala Sioux v. Van Hunnik

Eighth Circuit Dismisses Oglala Sioux v. Fleming Under Abstention Doctrine

Here. This is the long running (initiated before Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl) case that is attempting to address the due process and ICWA violations against Native families in Pennington Co., South Dakota. Brought by Oglala Sioux, Rosebud Sioux and … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Oglala Sioux ICWA Case Oral Arguments

Here. News coverage 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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Latest Orders and Injunctions in Oglala Sioux v. Fleming (Van Hunnik)

From Stephen Pevar: Judge Viken issued four sweeping orders  in the Rapid City Indian Child Welfare Act case. One is a Permanent Injunction barring the defendants from continuing to violate seven federal rights of Indian children, their parents, and their tribes. It mandates an “immediate halt” … Continue reading

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Motion and Briefing for Partial Summary Judgment in Oglala Sioux v. Fleming (Van Hunnik)

This filing is part of the ICWA class action case in South Dakota over the interpretation of 25 USC 1922 (emergency jurisdiction): The third reason why this Court’s ruling on § 1922 has been inoperative is because the State’s Attorney … Continue reading

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