US v. Newell — DCT Refuses to Dismiss Indictment Against Former Passamaquoddy Governor

I guess the heading says it all — Robert Newell was indicted for misappropriating federal money while governor of the tribe. His arguments on the motion to dismiss were based in federal Indian law; i.e., sovereign immunity, federal government failure to comply with PL 638. etc.

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