Category Archives: tribal courts

NAICJA Panel on Traditional Law & UNDRIP

Greg’s paper is here. Kristen’s paper is here.

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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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NAICJA Day 2 Panels

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Employers Mutual Casualty Company v. McPaul [formerly Branch]

Here: opening-brief-3.pdf answer-brief-2.pdf Lower court materials here.

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NAICJA Annual Conference Keynotes — Trisha Tingle & Kate Fort

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Kurowski v. Kurowski Cert Petition

Here: Cert Petition Appendix Questions presented: Upon tribal court exhaustion must District Courts perform a threshold inquiry to protect the Indian Petitioners’ federal 25 U.S.C. § 1302 rights?

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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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Washington SCT Amends Tribal Court Jurisdiction Court Order 82.5

Here is the order. The amendment: (d) Communication Between Superior Court of Any County of this State and Indian Tribal Court. (1) A superior court of any county of this state may communicate with any Indian tribal court concerning co-occurring proceedings, whether they … Continue reading

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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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