Tag Archives: Crow Reservation

Ninth Circuit Holds Exclusionary Rule Applies to Evidence Obtained in Violation of ICRA’s Fourth Amendment Counterpart

Here is the opinion in United States v. Cooley. Briefs here.

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in United States v. Cooley

Here: US Brief Cooley Brief Reply An excerpt: A tribal law enforcement officer conducted a welfare check on Cooley, who had pulled over on a public highway where it crosses the Crow Reservation. It appeared to the officer that he was dealing with … Continue reading

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Materials in Effort to Partition Indian Allotment

Here are the materials so far in Haeker v. United States Government (D. Mont.): 21 US Motion to Dismiss 22 Response 23 US Reply 24 MJ R&R An excerpt: Plaintiff Kurt Haeker (“Haeker”) seeks to partition his undivided fee interest … Continue reading

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American Public Media “Marketplace” Shows on Crow and Lummi Coal News

Thanks to D.L.: The American Public Media show “Marketplace” is doing a series on coal, and two of their stories have focused on Indian tribes.  The first, about coal mining on the Crow Reservation, is more about the tribal economy; … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Claim by Crow Indians against FBI Dismissed

Mostly. One claim against an FBI officer remains. The case is Cole v. FBI (D. Mont.): DCT Order Dismissing Cole Plaintiffs The complaint is here: Cole Complaint. Excerpts from news coverage here, via Pechanga: Cebull agreed that the Coles and … Continue reading

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