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Free Trial Advocacy Skills Hosted by Bay Mills and MSU! This Week! For Trial Judges, Prosecutors and Defenders!

Now with 17.5 Minnesota CLE Credits! Come to Michigan in June when it is beautiful! Open to judges, defense attorneys, and prosecutors, this three-day training will provide trial skills training though a “learning-by-doing” teaching method, which includes lectures and demonstrations … Continue reading

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Federal Court Accepts Cherokee Nation’s Voluntary Dismissal of Tribal Court Opioid Case

Here are the materials in McKesson Corp. v. Hembree (N.D. Okla.): 139 Hembree Motion to Dismiss 141 Opposition 145 Reply 146 DCT Order Prior post here.

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More Opioid Lawsuits

Here: 1 Cow Creek Band of Umqua Tribe of Indians v. Purdue Pharma Complaint 1 Nisqually Indian Tribe v. Purdue Pharma Complaint

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Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Sues Big Pharma

Here is the complaint in Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians v. McKesson Corp. (Wis. Cir. Ct.): 2018.03.16 – 00-summons and complaint

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Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, Suquamish Tribe, and Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe Sue Opioid Pushers

Here is the complaint in Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe v. Purdue Pharma LP (W.D. Wash.): 180305 – WD Wash Tribal Opioid Complaint (Final)

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Oglala Sioux Tribe Opioid Suit

Here is the complaint in Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Purdue Pharma LP (D.S.D.): Complaint

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Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians Sues Pharmaceutical Companies [complaint now included]

Here is the complaint in Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians v. McKesson Corp. (Cal. Super.): coyote valley v. mckesson complaint – conformed copy

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Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians Sues Pharmaceutical Companies

Here is the complaint in Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians v. McKesson Corp. (Cal. Super.):  

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Todd Hembree Commentary in EdWeek about the Cherokee Opioid Matter

Todd Hembree has published “Fighting the Opioid Epidemic at Its Source” in EdWeek.

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Federal Court Enjoins Cherokee Nation Tribal Court Suit against Opioid Companies

Here is the order in McKesson Corp. v. Hembree (N.D. Okla.): 138 DCT Order An excerpt: Oklahoma is among the states with the highest number of opioid prescriptions per one hundred people and has a high overdose death rate. Tribal … Continue reading

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