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Mealey's Native American Law - Tribal Members Awarded Fees For 9th Circuit Win In Traffic Stop Row

PASADENA, Calif. - Members of a California tribe who said local police were illegally ticketing and targeting Indian drivers on land that is part of the tribe's reservation are entitled to have their attorney fees paid by a county sheriff for succeeding on their claims in the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, the appeals court ruled Nov. 4 (Chemehuevi Indian Tribe, et al. v. John McMahon, et al., No. 17-56791, 9th Cir., 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 32949).
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