Category Archives: tribal courts

In Re: The Protest of Huber to Disqualify Walkingstick as Candidate for Principal Chief (Cherokee Nation Supreme Court, May 29, 2019)

Here: SC-19-07 25-Order 5-29-19

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Pokagon Peacemaking Discussion

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SG Recommends GVR in Poarch Band v. Wilkes

Here is the brief: sg-invitation-brief-1.pdf An excerpt: This brief is submitted in response to the Court’s order inviting the Solicitor General to express the views of the United States. After the petition for a writ of certiorari was filed, amendments … Continue reading

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Muscogee (Creek) Nation SCT Issues Opinion in Judicial Recusal Matter

Here is the order in Bruner v. Muscogee (Creek) Nation.

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Tribal Court Perspectives from the Bench panel at WSBA Indian Law Section CLE

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Fourth Circuit Oral Argument Audio in Williams v. Big Picture

Here. Briefs here.

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Muscogee Freedmen Descendants Forced to Exhaust Tribal Remedies

Here is the order in Muscogee Creek Indian Freedmen Band v. Bernhardt (D.D.C.): 29 DCT Order Briefs here.

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Federal Court Denies Sanctions Request in Dismissed Intra-Tribal Leadership Dispute

Here are the materials in Tribal Council of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma v. Foster (W.D. Okla.): 1 Complaint 9 Notice of Voluntary Dismissal 13 Motion for Sanctions 13-5 Wilkinson v Hamilton Tribal Court Opinion 13-30 Hamilton v … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Panel Grants Rehearing in Knighton v. Cedarville Rancheria

Maybe this is nothing, but this is a little bit WEIRD . . . in that the Ninth Circuit’s opinions webpage links to an order granting rehearing (here) but there was no response brief docketed AND there is nothing on … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in McNeal v. Navajo [formerly Dalley v. Navajo]

Here is today’s order list. Cert stage and other materials in McNeal are here.

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