Federal Court Dismisses Pro Se Treaty Rights Complaint against State and Sault Tribe

Here are the materials in Hall v. Whitmer (E.D. Mich.):

1 Pro Se Complaint

13 Sault Tribe Motion to Dismiss

15 Response to 13

19 Reply

20 State Motion for Summary Judgment

23 Response to 20

24 Reply

27 Magistrate Report re 13

28 Magistrate Report re 20

30 Objections

32 DCT Order

Federal Court Denies Habeas Petition of Sault Tribe Member Incarcerated for Violating State Cannabis Law

Here are the materials in MacLeod v. Braman (E.D. Mich.):

1 Habeas Petition

19 DCT Order Denying Motion to Appoint Counsel

20 DCt Order

Michigan COA decision:


Insurance Company Prevails over Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe in Suit Alleging Failure to Seek Medicare-Like Rates

Here are the materials in Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe v. Blue Cross Blue Shield (E.D. Mich.):

173 BCBS Motion for Summary Judgment

177 Response

178 Reply

197 DCT Order

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Federal Court Holds Prosecution under 18 U.S.C. § 117 for Indian Country D.V. Does Not Require Indian Victim or Perpetrator

Here are the materials in United States v. Unzueta (E.D. Mich.):

18 Magistrate Report

24 US Response

29 Defendant Response

30 DCT Order

Sixth Circuit Briefs in Sovereign Lending Case Involving Chippewa Cree Tribe

Here are the briefs in Swiger v. Rosette:

NAFOA Amicus Brief


Lower court materials in Swiger v. Rosette (E.D. Mich.):

Sault Tribe Sues for Order Affirming Sovereign Immunity from Suit by Former Investment Consultant

Here are the materials in Sault Ste. Marie of Chippewa Indians v. Cross (E.D. Mich.):

1 Complaint

1-1 Exhibit List

1-2 Cross Complaint

And here are the materials in the underlying suit that gave rise to this complaint, Cross v. Kewadin Casinos Gaming Authority (E.D. Mich.):

1 Notice of Removal

2 Motion to Dismiss

2-1 Memo in Support

5 DCT Order to Show Cause

6 Kewadin Response

9 Cross Response

12 Kewdin Reply

13 Cross Surreply

14 Kewdin Supplemental Brief

Federal Court Dismisses Sault Tribe Member’s Treaty-Based Effort (from prison) to Save Structures Encroaching on State Land

Here are the materials in Macleod v. Moritz (E.D. Mich.):

4 First Amended Complaint

19 State Motion to Dismiss

23 Bellfy Motion to Intervene

25 State Opposition to Bellfy Motion

26 MacLeod Motion for Summary

27 MacLeod Opposition to MTD

30 State Reply

32 MacLeod Objection

39 State Supp Brief

41 MacLeod Supp Brief

42 DCT Order on Procedural Motions

43 Magistrate R&R

46 MacLeod Objections

48 State Response

53 Bellfy Notice of Appearance

54 MacLeod-Bellfy Motion

55 DCT Order

Saginaw Chippewa’s Claims re: Medicare-Like Rates Survive Blue Cross Motion to Dismiss

Here are the materials on remand from the Sixth Circuit in Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe v. Blue Cross Blue Shield (E.D. Mich.):

142 BCBS Motion to Dismiss

144 Tribe Response

145 Reply

146 DCT Order

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