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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Fleming

Here is today’s order list. Cert petition and lower court materials here.

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Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Fleming Cert Petition

Here: cert petition Questions presented: 1. Whether the Eighth Circuit erred in holding, in conflict with decisions of this Court and three other courts of appeals, that the possibility of filing a separate mandamus action was in and of itself … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Asks Defendants for Response to En Banc Petition

Here is the order: JUDGE ORDER:A petition for rehearing has been filed by the appellees in the above cases. The court requests a response to the petition. The response is limited to 3900 words and must contain a word count … Continue reading

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Oglala Sioux Tribe Files En Banc Petition in South Dakota ICWA Case

Here is the petition in Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Vargo (AKA Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Fleming, and FKA Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Van Hunnik): En Banc Petition Panel decision here. Briefs here.  

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Oglala Sioux v. Fleming Update and Briefs in the Eighth Circuit

Oglala Sioux v. Fleming (previously Van Hunnik) is the class action suit initiated by the Oglala Sioux and Rosebud Sioux Tribes and the ACLU/Stephen Pevar arguing that Pennington County, SD is violating the due process rights and ICWA rights of … Continue reading

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Oglala Sioux Moves for Summary Judgment against South Dakota Dept. of Social Services for Inadequate Training and Supervision

Here is the pleading in Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Fleming (D.S.D.): BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION FOR PARTIAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT AGAINST THE DSS DEFENDANTS RE: INADEQUATE TRAINING AND SUPERVISION PLAINTIFFS’ STATEMENTS OF UNCONTESTED FACTS RE: PARTIAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT AGAINST … Continue reading

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