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RFP for Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe Judicial Services

Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe Judicial Services The Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe is seeking proposals from persons in good standing with the Washington State Bar Association or graduates of an ABA accredited law school with Indian law experience who are interested serving as … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Grants Cert in Dollar General

Despite the SG’s brief recommending otherwise–order list here. Previous coverage here. From the original cert petition by Dollar General: In this case, a divided panel of the Fifth Circuit held that tribal courts do have that jurisdiction. Five judges dissented … Continue reading

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State of Nebraska v. Parker Cert Petition

Here: State of Nebraska v Parker cert petition Questions presented: In Solem v. Bartlett, the Court articulated a three-part analysis designed to evaluate whether a surplus land act may have resulted in a diminishment of a federal Indian reservation. See … Continue reading

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Dollar General Response Brief to SG’s Invitation Brief

Here: 13-1496 Petr Supp Brief SG Invitation brief here. Cert stage briefs here.

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SG’s Invitation Brief Opposing Dollar General Cert Petition

Here: 13-1496 Dollar General CVSG Cert stage briefs are here.

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Congrats to Jeremy Brave-Heart, New Klamath Chief Judge

Here is “Tribal chief judge sworn in — Judge Jeremy Brave-Heart travels monthly to Chiloquin court.” Izhaadaa giizhigowande!

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Nez Perce Tribe Seeks Chief Judge

The Nez Perce Tribe Department of Law & Justice is recruiting for: CHIEF JUDGE HR-15-122 This position requires a wide range of legal, administrative, management and budgetary skills. The Chief Judge presides over the Tribal Court, and hears, or assigns … Continue reading

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Native American Telecom (Crow Creek Sioux) Contract Breach Claims against Sprint Allowed to Proceed

Here are the materials in Sprint Communications Company L.P. v. Crow Creek Sioux Tribal Court (D. S.D.): 182 Sprint Motion to Dismiss 190 Native American Telecom Opposition 196 Sprint Reply 234 DCT Order We have posted on this case before: on … Continue reading

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Public Radio Profile of DV Prosecutions at Pascua Yaqui

Here. An excerpt: FRED URBINA: In 19 of our cases, we had 18 children involved; the average age being around 4 years old. Some of them were assaulted. A lot of times it was the children that were calling to … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Rules Omaha Indian Reservation Not Diminished

Here is the opinion. An excerpt: Based upon the record evidence, the district court in this matter has done just that–accurately discerned the contemporaneous intent and understanding of the 1882 Act. The court carefully reviewed the relevant legislative history, contemporary … Continue reading

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