Category Archives: Tribal Codes

Fletcher Materials for NAICJA Presentation on Tribal Attorney Regulation and ABA Rule 8.4(g) (Andrew Adams and Kristen Carpenter will join me)

Kristen’s paper is here. These are excerpts of Fletcher’s presentation:

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Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians v. CenturyTel of the Midwest – Kendall, LLC

Here are the materials so far: pld-2019-08-02-centurytel-petition-for-writ-of-mandamus-or-alternatively-writ-of-prohibition.pdf pld-2019-09-03-centurytel_s-brief.pdf pld-2019-1001-tribe_s-appellate-brief-rc-v.-centurytel-of-midwest-kendall-llc.pdf

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Muscogee Primary Election Results Vacated

Here is the opinion in In re Tiger (Muscogee (Creek) Supreme Court): doc.-3-order-and-opinion-100219-2.pdf News coverage here.

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Alex Skibine on Legislating Tribal Civil Jurisdiction Over Non-Members

Alexander Tallchief Skibine has posted a very interesting paper, “Incorporation Without Assimilation: Legislating Tribal Civil Jurisdiction Over Non-Members,” on SSRN. It is forthcoming in the UCLA Law Review Discourse. The abstract: For the last 40 years the Supreme Court has … Continue reading

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Update in San Pasqual Band Membership Suits

Here are the materials in Alegre v. United States (S.D. Cal.): 44 second Amended Complaint 46-1 US Motion to Dismiss 48 Response 49 Reply 50-1 Individual Defendants MTD 53 Response 59 DCT Order Dismissing SAC 62 Third Amended Complaint 68-1 … Continue reading

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Arizona COA Briefs in Appeal on State Process on Non-Indian in Indian Country

Here are the briefs in Singer v. Palmer: Opening Brief Answer Brief Reply I admit it. Slow Indian law news day.

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H.R.3977 – To amend the Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968 to extend the jurisdiction of tribal courts to cover crimes involving sexual violence, and for other purposes.

Introduced by Rep. Haaland. BILLS-116hr3977ih

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Tribal Courts and Child Welfare Podcast Series from ACF

Here. Tribal Courts and Child Welfare Series Adapting to Child Welfare Cases Revising Your Children’s Code Partnering with Tribal Social Services Building Relationships With State Counterparts Overcoming Challenges to Working With States Being Family Centered

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Fourth Circuit Favors Tribal Immunity in Williams v. Big Picture Loans LLC

Here is the opinion. Briefs here.

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Pokagon Peacemaking Discussion

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