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Chemehuevi Indian Tribe v. Newsom
United States Ninth Circuit
Indian Law, Gaming Law
Held that the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act permits tribes and states to negotiate the duration of a compact governing the conduct of a tribe's gaming...
03/21/2019 17-55604
US v. Cooley
United States Ninth Circuit
Indian Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that a tribal police officer unlawfully searched a non-Indian driver's vehicle crossing the reservation. The officer acted outside of his lawful...
03/21/2019 17-30022
Washington State Dept. of Licensing v. Cougar Den, Inc.
United States Supreme Court
Tax Law, Oil and Gas Law, Indian Law
This case involved the State of Washington's tax on fuel importers who travel by public highway. The Yakama Nation contended that its 1855 treaty with...
03/19/2019 16–1498
Texas v. Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas
United States Fifth Circuit
Indian Law, Gaming Law
Held that an Indian tribe in Texas was not entitled to relief from a permanent injunction barring the tribe from conducting gaming on its reservation....
03/14/2019 18-40116
Knighton v. Cedarville Rancheria of Northern Paiute Indians
United States Ninth Circuit
Indian Law
Held that a tribal court had jurisdiction to adjudicate tort claims brought by the tribe against a former employee who was not a member of the tribe....
03/13/2019 17-15515
Frank's Landing Indian Community v. National Indian Gaming Commissioner
United States Ninth Circuit
Indian Law, Gaming Law
Affirmed that a Native American tribal community in the State of Washington was ineligible to participate in gaming (e.g., casinos, bingo halls)...
03/12/2019 17-35368
People v. Huber
California Court of Appeal
Indian Law, Commercial Law
Following a grant of rehearing, held that the trial court had subject matter jurisdiction to hear the People's claim that the owner of a tobacco smoke...
02/25/2019 A144214
Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians v. State of Washington
United States Ninth Circuit
Environmental Law, Indian Law, Civil Procedure
Held that no subject matter jurisdiction existed over a Native American tribe's lawsuit against the State of Washington. Concluded that the tribe had...
01/22/2019 17-35722
Havasupai Tribe v. Provencio
United States Ninth Circuit
Environmental Law, Indian Law
In an amended opinion, revived a challenge to the U.S. Forest Service's ruling that a company had a right to operate a uranium mine on land around...
10/25/2018 15-15857
In re E.R.
California Court of Appeal
Indian Law, Juvenile Law
Conditionally reversed orders terminating a mother and father's parental rights to two children and remanded with instructions to determine whether...
10/10/2018 B288376

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