Tag Archives: Public Law 280

Federal Court Grants Habeas Relief to State Prisoner for Crime Committed on Indian Lands [Public Law 280]

Here are the materials in Berry v. Baca (D. Nev.): 1-1 Habeas Petition 7 Nevada Motion to Dismiss 10 DCT Order Granting Motion 13 Motion for Relief from Judgment 18 Nevada Response 22 Reply 23 DCT Order Granting Petition

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Chemehuevi Indian Tribe v. McMahon

Here: Opening Brief Answer Brief Reply Prior posts here.

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New Empirical Research on Federal Court Sentencing of Indian Country Defendants

Jeffery T. Ulmer & Mindy S. Bradley have published Punishment in Indian Country: Ironies of Federal Punishment of Native Americans in Justice Quarterly: Ulmer Bradley (2018) – Punishment in Indian Country Here is the abstract: Native Americans are US citizens, … Continue reading

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Minnesota COA Allows Leech Lake Ojibwe Citizen’s Fireworks Shop to Remain Open

Here is the unpublished opinion in Irv’s Boomin’ Fireworks v. Muhar: opa171416-040918

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St. Croix Chippewa Suit on Hemp

Here is the complaint in St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin v. Schimel (W.D. Wis.): FINAL Complaint St. Croix 18-CV-88 copy

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Federal Court Allows Bishop Paiute Suit against Inyo County re: Tribal Law Enforcement Authority to Proceed

Here are the materials in Bishop Paiute Tribe v. Inyo County (E.D. Cal.): 45-1 inyo county mtd 46-1 sheriff mtd 49 opposition 47-1 inyo da mtd 61 dct order

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Federal Court Rejects Chemehuevi Tribe Effort to Stop County Interference with Tribal Police

Here are the materials in Chemehuevi Indian Tribe v. McMahon (C.D. Cal.): 57 Defendants Motion 61-1 Tribe Motion 62 Defendants Response 64 Tribe Motion 68 Defendants Reply 71 Tribe Reply 84 DCT Order

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Idaho Joint Legislature Oversight Committee’s Report on P.L. 280 Jurisdiction

Download(PDF): State Jurisdiction in Indian Country (March 2017)

Posted in Author: Sarah Donnelly, Research | Tagged

County Sues BIA Over Boundary Dispute and Retrocession on Yakama Reservation

Download materials in the matter of Klickitat County v. U.S. Department of Interior (E.D. Wash.): Doc. 1 Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief Link to previous coverage here.

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Washington to Retrocede PL 280 Jurisdiction over Yakama Reservation

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