Michigan COA Holds Mackinac Tribe Member May Have Treaty Rights

Here is the opinion in People v. Caswell: Opinion An excerpt: Defendant, Walter Joseph Caswell, is a member of the Mackinac Tribe of Odawa and Ojibwa Indians (the “Mackinac Tribe”). In October 2018, a Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conservation…

Federal Court Dismisses Pro Se Treaty Rights Complaint against State and Sault Tribe

Here are the materials in Hall v. Whitmer (E.D. Mich.): 1 Pro Se Complaint 13 Sault Tribe Motion to Dismiss 15 Response to 13 19 Reply 20 State Motion for Summary Judgment 23 Response to 20 24 Reply 27 Magistrate…

Split Washington SCT Holds Title Insurance Co. Must Defend Non-Indian Property Owners from Indian Treaty Rights Claims

Here are the materials in Robbins v. Mason County Title Insurance Co.: Opinion Mason County Title Opening Brief [COA] Robbins Opening Brief [COA] Robbins Reply Brief [COA] Mason County Title Petition for Review Robbins Answer to Petition for Review Mason…