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Washington SCT Amends Tribal Court Jurisdiction Court Order 82.5

Here is the order. The amendment: (d) Communication Between Superior Court of Any County of this State and Indian Tribal Court. (1) A superior court of any county of this state may communicate with any Indian tribal court concerning co-occurring proceedings, whether they … Continue reading

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H.R.3977 – To amend the Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968 to extend the jurisdiction of tribal courts to cover crimes involving sexual violence, and for other purposes.

Introduced by Rep. Haaland. BILLS-116hr3977ih

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Tribal Courts and Child Welfare Podcast Series from ACF

Here. Tribal Courts and Child Welfare Series Adapting to Child Welfare Cases Revising Your Children’s Code Partnering with Tribal Social Services Building Relationships With State Counterparts Overcoming Challenges to Working With States Being Family Centered

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in McNeal v. Navajo [formerly Dalley v. Navajo]

Here is today’s order list. Cert stage and other materials in McNeal are here.

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McNeal v. Navajo Nation Cert Petition

Here: cert-petition-2.pdf Question presented: Whether the Tenth Circuit panel violated the current jurisprudence of this Court and the Congressional policy underlying IGRA by precluding the Nation from exercising its sovereign authority to permit a patron’s tort claim against the Nation … Continue reading

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Grant Christensen on ICRA and Banishment

Grant Christensen has posted “Civil Rights Notes: American Indians and Banishment, Jury Trials, and the Doctrine of Lenity,” forthcoming in the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal. The syllabus: Indian defendants appearing before tribal courts are not protected by … Continue reading

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Paul Spruhan on Litigation at Navajo

Paul Spruhan has posted “Guardians of Tribal Tradition: Litigation in the Navajo Nation” in Litigation, The Journal of ABA Section of Litigation.

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Tulalip Tribal Court Denies Summary Judgment, Affirms In Rem Jurisdiction Versus State over Items Seized Pursuant to Search Warrant

Here are the materials in Shopbell v. Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife (Tulalip Tribal Court): 4-6-17 Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment and Memorandum in Support of Motion 4-24-17 Plaintiff’s Cross Motion for Partial Summary Judgment Re Probable Cause 5-2-17 … Continue reading

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NAICJA/NCJFJC Free Webinar on Peacemaking, April 24

Here: PM Announcement

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Navajo Sues Interior over Judiciary Funding

Here is the complaint in Navajo Nation v. United States (D.D.C.): 1 Complaint

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