Tag Archives: tribal customary law
Concetta Tsosie de Haro has posted “Federal Restrictions on Tribal Customary Law: The Importance of Tribal Customary Law in Tribal Courts.” The paper was published in the Tribal Law Journal. Here is the abstract: This article examines the adverse effects of federal … Continue reading →
Judge Michael Petoskey, Judge Tim Connors, Judge Lorintha Umtuch Sharing information on the formation of and experiences with the Washtenaw County Peacemaking Court.
Here are the materials in United States v. Puyallup Tribe of Indians (W.D. Wash.): 20 US Cross Motion for Summary J 21 Puyallup Cross Motion for Summary J 22 US Response 23 Puyallup Response 24 DCT Order Granting Tribe’s Motion … Continue reading →
Very interesting case, captioned Ho-Chunk Nation v. Money Centers of America, Inc. An excerpt: The Court has jurisdiction over the plaintiff‟s breach of contract claim as it arises under the customs and traditions of the Ho-Chunk Nation. The HCN Trial Court … Continue reading →
Very interesting recognition of tribal customary law. The case is Senator v. United States (E.D. Wash.), and arose on the Yakama Indian Nation. Here are the materials: Senator Motion for Summary Judgment DOI Cross Motion for Summary J Senator Reply … Continue reading →
Ezra Rosser has posted “Customary Law: The Way Things Were, Codified” on SSRN. The Tribal Law Journal published the paper. Here is the abstract: Frequently referred to as “customary law,” the unique traditions and customs of different Native American tribes … Continue reading →
Matthew Fletcher posted “Laughing Whitefish: A Tale of Justice and Anishinaabe Custom” on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Laughing Whitefish, a novel by Robert Traver, the pen name of former Michigan Supreme Court Justice John Voelker, is the fictionalized story … Continue reading →