Tag Archives: Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

Federal Court Allows US Employment Discrimination Suit to Proceed against South Dakota DSS

Here are the materials in United States v. South Dakota Department of Social Services (D.S.D.): 26 Amended Complaint 43 South Dakota Motion for Summary Judgment 46 US Motion for Summary Judgment 52 South Dakota Opposition 53 US Opposition 56 US Reply … Continue reading

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Ted Widmer Op-Ed: “Why Robert Kennedy Went to Pine Ridge”

From the NYTs, here.

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Federal Claims Court Dismisses Most Counts in Pine Ridge Lease Cancellation Challenge

Here are the materials in Moody v. United States (Fed. Cl.): 1 Complaint 32 Motion to Dismiss Counts 1-3 33 Response 34 Reply 36 Order

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More News on Whiteclay: Profile of Jennifer Bear Eagle

Here is “From the Rez and Back: Legal Eagle Helps Her Tribe.”

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News on Whiteclay Beer Mills: $6.3M To Buy Out Liquor Store Owners

Here is “Pastor Raises Money To Buy Out Liquor Stores Near Reservation.”

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“Life on the Pine Ridge Native American reservation” — Al Jazeera

Here.

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Federal Court Materials in Pine Ridge Horse Impoundment Matter

Here are the materials in Temple v. Her Many Horses (D. S.D.): 12 Temple Motion for TRO 33 DOI Motion to Dismiss 37 Response 41 Reply 55 DCT Order

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8th Circuit Finds Tribal Cop Working under BIA Contract was Federal Officer when Assaulted

Link to memorandum in re U.S. v. Janis (Jan. 15 2016) here. Defendant’s brief here and reply brief here. United States’ brief here. Previous coverage here. Defendant raised two questions on appeal: (1) whether officers in the Dept. of Public Safety on the Pine … Continue reading

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South Dakota SCT Decides Matter Involving Shannon County (Pine Ridge) Jury Pools

Here is the opinion in Good Lance v. Black Hills Dialysis (S.D.). From the opinion: Vera Good Lance sued Black Hills Dialysis, LLC and LeEtta Brewer (collectively, BHD) for negligence after suffering an injury from a fall while at BHD’s … Continue reading

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DOJ Sues S. Dakota DSS for Discrimination Against Tribal Job Applicants

DOJ Press release here. U.S. v. S.D. DSS Complaint here. According to the complaint, in October 2010, Cedric Goodman, a Native American with supervisory experience as a social worker, as well as several other well-qualified Native Americans, applied for an … Continue reading

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