Update on ICRA Habeas Petition by Washoe Tribe Prisoners — Petition Dismissed for Lack of Exhaustion of Remedies

Here are the updated materials in Lundy v. Balaam (D. Nev.):

19 Tribe Brief

20 Prisoner Traverse

21 DCT Order

Prior post here.

Sixth Circuit Briefs in Kelsey v. Pope


Appellant Opening Brief + Appendices

NCAI Amicus Brief + Appendix

US Amicus Brief

Kelsey Brief

NACDL Amicus Brief

Reply Brief

Lower court materials here.

Federal Court Holds Little River Band Cannot Prosecute Tribal Member Crimes on Tribe-Owned Fee Land Outside of Indian Country

Here are the materials in Kelsey v. Pope (W.D. Mich.):

1 Kelsey Habeas Petition

13 LRB Response to Habeas Petition

16 Kelsey Reply

30 LRB Supplemental Memorandum

31 Kelsey Response

35 MJ R&R

36 LRB Objection

39 Kelsey Reply

41 DCT Order

Federal Court Requires Exhaustion of Tribal Remedies in ICRA Habeas Claim

Here are the materials in Styliest v. Rosebud Sioux Tribe (D.S.D.):

1 Habeas Petition

5 DCT Order Denying Habeas Writ

The Eighth Circuit denied petitioner’s direct appeal of his federal conviction here.

Federal Court Dismisses Tribal Leadership-Banishment Dispute at United Auburn Indian Community

Here are the materials in Tavares v. Whitehouse (E.D. Cal.):

1 Habeas Petition

13 Motion to Dismiss

17 Opposition

22 Reply

24 DCT Order

Ventura v. Snoqualmie Update

The district court dismissed the complaint (here) challenging the removal of certain council members from their positions (DCT Order Dismissing Ventura Complaint), and a related habeas petition (petition: Ventura Habeas Petition; dismissal order: DCT Order Dismissing Ventura Habeas Petition).