Seventh Circuit Rejects Fired Oneida Employee’s Civil Rights Claims

Here are the materials in Holtz v. Oneida Airport Hotel Corp.:

Per Curiam Opinion

Holtz Brief

Oneida Brief


Lower court materials here.

United States Petitions for Cert in Case Involving Tribal Police Authority to Detain Non-Indians

Here is the cert petition in United States v. Cooley:

Cert Petition

Question presented:

Whether the lower courts erred in suppressing evidence on the theory that a police officer of an Indian tribe lacked authority to temporarily detain and search respondent, a non-Indian, on a public right-of-way within a reservation based on a potential violation of state or federal law.

Lower court materials here.


NCAI Amicus Brief

NIWRC Amicus Brief

Waiver of Response

Oneida Employee Civil Rights Suit Dismissed by Federal Court

Here are the materials in Holtz v. Oneida Airport Hotel Corp. (E.D. Wis.):

1 Notice of Removal

1-3 Amended Complaint

8 Airport Hotel Motion to Dismiss

12 Tribe Motion to Dismiss

25 DCT Order