Tag Archives: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Court

Eighth Circuit Affirms Major Crimes Act DV/Sexual Assault Conviction

Here is the opinion in United States v. Johnson.

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in CashCall v. Inetianbor

Here is the order list. We posted the cert stage briefs here. Lower court materials here. District court materials here.

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Suit against Western Sky/Butch Webb to Proceed

Here are the materials in Scherr v. Western Sky Financial (N.D. Ill.): 40-1 Western Sky Motion to Dismiss 47 Response 48 Western Sky Reply 51 DCT Order

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CashCall v. Inetianbor Cert Stage Briefs

Here: CashCall Cert Petition Inetianbor Cert Opp Brief Questions presented: I. Whether there is a non-textual “integrality exception” to the mandatory requirement in the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) that a substitute arbitrator “shall” be appointed by the court whenever the … Continue reading

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Eleventh Circuit Affirms Inetianbor v. Cashcall

Here is the opinion. An excerpt: This appeal arises out of a disagreement between Abraham Inetianbor, who borrowed money at a high interest rate, and CashCall, Inc., the servicer of Mr. Inetianbor’s loan. Mr. Inetianbor filed a lawsuit against CashCall, … Continue reading

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En Banc Petition in Jackson v. Payday Financial LLC

Here: En banc Petition Clarkson Amicus Brief Panel materials here.

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Seventh Circuit Rules against Western Sky in Jackson v. Payday Financial LLC — A Warning to Indian Country

Here is the opinion: CA7 Opinion Based on these findings, we now conclude that the Plaintiffs’ action should not have been dismissed because the arbitral mechanism specified in the agreement is illusory. We also cannot accept the Loan Entities’ alternative … Continue reading

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Opening Eleventh Circuit Brief in Inetianbor v. Cashcall

Here: Cashcall Opening Brief Lower court materials here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Effort to Enforce Multi-Million Dollar Tribal Court Judgment for Lack of Subject Matter Jurisdiction

Here are the materials in Brenner v. Bendigo (D. S.D.): 1-1 CRST Court Order 8 Bendigo Motion to Dismiss 9 Brenner Brief 10 Bendigo Response Brief 11 DCT Order An excerpt: This is an original garnishment action brought in federal … Continue reading

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Seventh Circuit Supplemental and Amicus Briefs in Jackson v. Payday Financial (Western Sky Affiliates)

Here: Jackson Supplemental Brief Payday Financial Supplemental Brief Federal Trade Commission Amicus Brief Gavin Clarkson Amicus Brief [CA7 Order Denying Clarkson Motion: out of time] Illinois Amicus Brief Payday Financial Brief in Response to Amici TK Prior briefs here, with … Continue reading

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