Tag Archives: Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska

Published Permanency/Guardianship [ICWA] Case out of Nebraska Court of Appeals

In re Mercedes L. et al This is a very long decision, but the court’s discussion of appealability of the order is an interesting one.

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HCI Distribution Suit against Nebraska AG Survives Motion to Dismiss

Here are the materials in HCI Distribution Inc. v. Peterson (D. Neb.): 1 Complaint 16 US Motion to Stay 18 HCI Opposition to 16 26 DCT Order Denying Motion to Stay 28 State Motion to Dismiss 29 HCI Opposition to … Continue reading

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Federal Court Holds Contraband Cigarettes Trafficking Act Requirements Apply to Tribal Corporations

Here are the materials in Ho-Chunk Inc. v. Sessions (D.D.C.): 7 US Motion for Summary J 11-3 HCI Cross Motion 14 US Reply 16 HCI Reply 17 HCI Supplemental Brief 18 US Response to 17 20 HCI Reply in Support … Continue reading

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First Guilty Plea in Winnebago Tribal Council Embezzlement Indictments

Here are the materials so far in United States v. Blackhawk (D. Neb.): 1 Indictments 129 Payer Plea Agreement

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Commentary on Two Different (Unpublished) Notice Cases from California

On average we receive around a case a day out of California that mentions ICWA, and usually in the notice context. We don’t post all of them, and the vast majority of them are unpublished. But over the last couple … Continue reading

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Federal Forfeiture Action over $400,000 of NY Indian Tobacco Retailer

Here is the complaint in United States v. $400,000 (W.D. N.Y.): 1 Complaint for Forfeiture Excerpts: During the investigation, it was determined that the parties involved in the shipping of the contraband cigarettes in interstate commerce also filed false information … Continue reading

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Legal Aid of Nebraska Seeking DV Attorney for Native American Victims

Here: Attention – Attorney Position Open Legal Aid of Nebraska, a law firm providing free civil legal services to low-income persons, seeks an attorney to serve Native American victims of domestic violence in Western Nebraska.  Must be admitted to practice … Continue reading

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National Park Service Releases Effigy Mounds Desecration Report

Here: EFMO_FOIA_ForWeb-2 News coverage here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Oglala Sioux Tribe Suit against Whiteclay Distributors and Beer Companies

News coverage. Here: DCT Order Dismissing OST Complaint One other pleading: OST Brief in Opposition The complaint is here.

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Second Amended Complaint in Oglala Suit against Brewers and Whiteclay Distributors

Here. More details here. Via Pechanga.

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