Tag Archives: Public Law 280
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
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
Download(PDF): State Jurisdiction in Indian Country (March 2017)
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.
Here is the complaint in Chemehuevi Tribe v. McMahon (C.D. Cal.): 1 Complaint
Washington SCT Decides State v. Shale, State Criminal Jurisdiction under PL280 over Nonmember Indians
Here is the opinion. We posted briefs here. Criticism of the reasoning behind the decision is coming fast and furious. Here is Anthony Broadman’s take.
Here is the opinion. An excerpt: Washington State courts have jurisdiction over civil cases arising on Indian reservations as long as it does not infringe on the sovereignty of the tribe. At issue in this case is whether Washington State … Continue reading →
Here is the opinion in Chavez v. Morongo Casino Resort & Spa: Opinion
Idaho COA Dismisses Jurisdictional Challenge to Indian Country Criminal Conviction on Procedural Grounds
Here is the opinion in State v. Wolfe: State v. Wolfe An excerpt: The district court recognized the possible merit of Wolfe’s contentions that the state courts lacked subject matter jurisdiction over the charged offense. The court ordered further briefing … Continue reading →