Two more states with intermediate appellate courts. You may wonder why I think that’s important, while KF thinks whether the judges are elected or appointed is important. We’re working on it.
In Oregon, tribal interests win at a 40 percent rate.
In Colorado, tribal interests win at a 67 percent rate.
Here are the Oregon cases:
State v. Kurtz (2011) — W
State ex rel. Dewberry v. Kulongoski (2009) — L
Esquiro v. Dept. of Revenue (1998) — L
Chance v. Coquille Indian Tribe (1998) — W
Warm Springs Forest Products v. Employee Benefits Ins. Co. (1986) — L
2 wins, 3 losses
Here are the Colorado cases:
Southern Ute Tribe v. King Consolidated Ditch (2011) — L
Cash Advance v. State ex rel. Suthers (2010) — W
Matter of J.C.T. (2007) — W
B.H. v. People (2006) — W
Custody of C.C.R.S. (1995) — L
People v. Morgan (1990) — W
4 wins, 2 losses