Tag Archives: PPO

Spurr v. Pope Decision in WD Michigan [Tribal Court Jurisdiction to Issue PPO]

33_Opinion and Order Briefing here: 21 Motion for PI 22 Response 23 Reply 26 DCT Briefing Order 30 Motion to Dismiss 31 Response 32 Reply

Posted in Author: Kate E. Fort, tribal courts, VAWA | Tagged , , , ,

Federal Court Rejects Tribal Court Jurisdiction under VAWA

The Western District of Washington rejected a claim that the Violence Against Women Act confers tribal court jurisdiction over personal protection orders issued against non-Indians. In this case, Martinez v. Martinez, the Suquamish Tribal Court had issued a PPO against … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Criminal, Legislation, Research, Tribal Codes, tribal courts | Tagged , , , , , , , ,