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High Court To Decide If Tribal Court Has Jurisdiction Over Claim Of Molestation
Posted on 16 Jun 2015 by Cheryl Keely

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court on June 15 granted certiorari in Dollar General Corp.’s petition seeking to overturn the holdings of lower courts that a tribal court has jurisdiction over a boy’s claims that... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Dispute Over Tolling For Tribe’s Funding Claims
Posted on 2 Dec 2015 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) A Native American tribe on Dec. 1 urged the U.S. Supreme Court to undo a September 2014 decision by the District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that the tribe failed to establish any extraordinary circumstance... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court To Decide Whether Omaha Reservation Boundaries Remain Intact
Posted on 1 Oct 2015 by Emerson Heffner

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari Oct. 1 to review whether the original boundaries of the Omaha Indian Reservation were reduced by an 1882 federal act such that a town in Nebraska is no longer within the... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Holds Oral Arguments In Tribal Court Jurisdiction Case
Posted on 8 Dec 2015 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) An attorney for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians told the U.S. Supreme Court Dec. 7 that by voluntarily operating on tribal land, a business owner consents to litigating private tort claims stemming from... Read More