State Supreme Court Outcomes: New Mexico

We took a day off yesterday (travel to give a talk to the 2011 PLSI’ers). And in honor of them, New Mexico!

In New Mexico, tribal interests succeed 44 percent of the time.

Here are the cases (including yesterday’s whopper!):

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State Supreme Court “Scorecard” — Week 3

Here are the “win” percentages for tribal interests in the states we’ve looked at so far (week 3 additions are in red, and it wasn’t pretty for tribal interests):

New York 88 percent (7 wins, 1 loss)

Montana 68 percent (38 wins, 18 losses)

Colorado 67 percent (4 wins, 2 losses)

South Dakota 50 percent (27 wins, 27 losses)

California 50 percent (2 wins, 2 losses)

Florida 50 percent (1 win, 1 loss)

Washington 47 percent (9 wins, 10 losses)

Alaska 46 percent (18 wins, 21 losses)

Oklahoma 43 percent (19 wins, 25 losses)

Utah 43 percent (3 wins, 4 losses)

Kansas 42 percent (5 wins, 7 losses)

Oregon 40 percent (2 wins, three losses)

North Dakota 38 percent (9 wins, 15 losses)

Nebraska 33 percent (3 wins, 6 losses)

Nevada 33 percent (3 wins, 6 losses)

Iowa 31 percent (4 wins, 9 losses)

Arizona 29 percent (4 wins, 10 losses)

Maine 27 percent (4 wins, 11 losses)

Wyoming 20 percent (2 wins, 8 losses)

Overall 47 percent (164 wins, 186 losses) 

State Supreme Court Outcomes: Iowa and Nebraska

Here are two grain belt states, Iowa and Nebraska.

In Iowa, tribal interests are successful in 31 percent of cases

In Nebraska, tribal interests are successful in 33 percent of cases.

Here are the Iowa cases:

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State Supreme Court Outcomes: Oklahoma

And now to a big target, Oklahoma. Oklahoma’s highest court for civil cases is the Oklahoma Supreme Court, and for criminal cases is the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals.

In Oklahoma, tribal interests have a 43 percent success rate.

Here are the cases:

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State Supreme Court Outcomes: Washington

Due to popular demand, Washington is up next. [Lemme know if anyone objects to the W/L characterizations below. Some cases are a little difficult to figure.]

In Washington, tribal interest win 47 percent of cases

Here are the cases:

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State Supreme Court “Scorecard” — Week 2

Here are the “win” percentages for tribal interests in the states we’ve looked at so far (week 2 additions are in red):

New York 88 percent (7 wins, 1 loss)

Montana 68 percent (38 wins, 18 losses)

Colorado 67 percent (4 wins, 2 losses)

South Dakota 50 percent (27 wins, 27 losses)

Florida 50 percent (1 win, 1 loss)

Alaska 46 percent (18 wins, 21 losses)

Utah 43 percent (3 wins, 4 losses)

Kansas 42 percent (5 wins, 7 losses)

Oregon 40 percent (2 wins, three losses)

North Dakota 38 percent (9 wins, 15 losses)

Arizona 29 percent (4 wins, 10 losses)

Wyoming 20 percent (2 wins, 8 losses)

Overall 51 percent (120 wins, 117 losses)