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Eighth Circuit Decision Upholding Tribal Jurisdiction in Watso v. Piper [ICWA, PL 280]]

Decision here. This settles a long running string of cases out of the Minnesota federal courts in which the non-Indian parents of tribal member children argued there was no tribal jurisdiction over their children when they lived on the tribal … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Effort to Appeal Shakopee Tribal Court Marriage Dissolution/Child Custody Order

Here are the new materials in Nguyen v. Gustafson (D. Minn.): 35 Tribal Motion to Dismiss 39 Defendant Motion to Dismiss 41 Plaintiff Opposition 43 Gustafson Reply 44 Tribal Reply 47 DCT Order Granting Motion to Dismiss Prior post here.

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Federal Court Rejects Effort to Appeal Shakopee Tribal Court Marriage Dissolution/Child Custody Order

Here are the materials in Nguyen v. Gustafson (D. Minn.): 6 Motion for PI 25 Response 28 Reply 29 DCT Order The plaintiff in this case is also the plaintiff in Americans for Tribal Court Equality v. Piper.

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