Tag Archives: Indian country opioid crisis

Trial Advocacy Skills Training Registration Open

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 from training staff, and provides each … 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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