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:

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

Prior posts here.

Buchwald Capital Advisors LLC v. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Cert Petition [Bankruptcy Code + Sovereign Immunity]


buchwald cert petition

Question presented:

Whether the Bankruptcy Code abrogates the sovereign immunity of Indian tribes.

Lower court materials here.

Split Sixth Circuit Panel Confirms Tribal Immunity in Bankruptcy Act Proceedings

Here is the opinion in In re Greektown Holdings LLC.





Lower court materials and prior posts here.

Federal Court Affirms Sault Ste. Marie Tribe’s Sovereign Immunity to Bankruptcy Proceeding

Here are the materials in the matter of Buchwald Capital Advisors, LLC v. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, 16-cv-13643 (E.D. Mich. January 23, 2018)(In re: Greektown Holdings, LLC, #08-53104, Bankr. E.D. Mich.):

Link: Case archive