Tag Archives: Major Crimes Act

Tenth Circuit Orders Resentencing in Indian Country Child Abuse Matter

Here is the opinion in United States v. Jones.

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Federal Court Declines to Dismiss Federal Prosecution of Alleged DV Offender Subsequent to Tribal Conviction

Here are the materials in United States v. Denepzi (D. Colo.): 1 indictment 29 motion to dismiss + cio pleadings [deleted] 30 us response 31 reply + exhibits 32 dct order

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New Empirical Research on Federal Court Sentencing of Indian Country Defendants

Jeffery T. Ulmer & Mindy S. Bradley have published Punishment in Indian Country: Ironies of Federal Punishment of Native Americans in Justice Quarterly: Ulmer Bradley (2018) – Punishment in Indian Country Here is the abstract: Native Americans are US citizens, … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Habeas Petition Seeking Vacature of Major Crimes Act Domestic Violence Conviction [Hualapai]

Here are the materials in Smith v. United States (D. Ariz.): 1 Motion to Vacate 8 US Response 13 Reply 14 Magistrate Report 15 Objection 17 DCT Order

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Eighth Circuit Affirms Major Crimes Act Conviction over Dissent on Right to Counsel in Tribal Court (Rosebud Sioux)

Here are the materials in United States v. Long: Opinion Long Brief US Brief Reply An excerpt from the dissent: A misdemeanant like Michael Long is forbidden to possess a firearm only if he was “represented by counsel in the case” … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Major Crimes Act Manslaughter Conviction

Here is the unpublished opinion in United States v. Bearcomesout.

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Tenth Circuit Affirms Major Crimes Act Murder Conviction

Here is the opinion in United States v. Magnan.

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Eighth Circuit Affirms Major Crimes Act DV/Sexual Assault Conviction

Here is the opinion in United States v. Johnson.

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Federal Court Holds State Highway on Sandia Pueblo is Indian Country

Here are the materials in United States v. Antonio (D.N.M.): 62 Motion to Dismiss 68 Response 84 DCT Order An excerpt: THIS MATTER comes before the Court on the Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Federal Subject Matter Jurisdiction, filed … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Affirms Major Crimes Act Child Abuse Conviction

Here is the opinion in United States v. White Plume.

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