2010 Tribal Jurisdiction News Stories

• • Navajos pass law limiting police access to land. (Las Cruces Sun-News) 12/28/10

• • State, tribes at odds on income tax payments (The Press-Enterprise) 12/08/10

• • Judge dismisses domestic violence charge in landmark Native American case (Deseret News) 10/15/10

• • Tribal cops can detain off reservation (Allvoices.com) 10/14/10

• • U.S. Department of Justice awards $127 million to tribes to improve public safety, criminal justice (Lake Country News) 09/16/10

• • Foxwoods granted hearing on election (The Norwich Bulletin) 09/03/10

• • Tribes question 'unfunded mandate' from Tribal Law and Order Act (Indianz.com) 08/27/10

• • Tribal Law and Order Act to become law at cost to tribes (Indian Country Today) 07/22/10

• • Mashantucket faces deja vu jurisdictional labor dispute (Indian Country Today) 07/21/10

• • Tribes, state in tax tussle (TimesUnion.com) 07/17/10

• • Indian reservations grapple with drug trafficking (National Public Radio) 07/15/10

• • 8th Ciircuit backs Meskwaki jurisdiction over non-Indian business (Indianz.com) 07/08/10

• • Senate passes Tribal Law and Orde Act (The Modesto Bee) 07/04/10

• • Tribal leaders address congressional committee on importance of Self-Governance (The Native American Times) 06/21/10

• • New Mexico court affirms state officer pursuit to reservation (Indianz.com) 06/09/10

• • Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe asserts reservation casino rights (Indianz.com) 06/09/10

• • DOJ adds prosecutors to fight Indian country crime (Indian Country Today) 06/04/10

• • Tribe can't enforce $1.6M judgement against builder (Courthouse News Service) 06/03/10

• • DOJ adds prosecuters to fight Indian Country crime (The Associated Press) 05/26/10

• • Decision on a murder's location affects jurisdiction (Indian Country Today) 05/24/10

• • CSKT says medical marijuana illegal for Indians on Flathead Reservation (The Missoulian) 05/13/10

• • Court of Appeals rules in favor of Cayugas (YNN Central New York) 05/11/10

• • Arizona law draws widespread indigenous opposition (Indian Country Today) 05/03/10

• • Ruling could impact dispute with Cayugas (The Finger Lakes Times) 05/06/10

• • Court rejects St. Paul man's appeal based on 'jury of peers' (The Anchorage Daily News) 04/25/10

• • Supreme Court takes up Apache man's restitution case (Indianz.com) 04/20/10

• • Chehalis Tribe loses lawsuit over property tax assesments (Indianz.com) 04/05/10

• • 10th Circuit questions Cherokee Nation intervention lawsuit (Indianz.com) 04/05/10

• • Osage Nation files for tax rehearing (Native American Times) 04/07/10

• • Tribes, states must manage concurrent powers (Indian Country Today) 04/05/10

• • Indian tribe's sawmill must comply with OSHA: 7th Circ. (Law360) 03/26/10

• • Study to examine tribal justice (The Argus Leader) 03/23/10

• • Great Wolf tax case begins in federal court (The Olympian) 03/19/10

• • 9th Circuit rules two criminal defendents aren't 'Indian' (Indianz.com) 03/17/10

• • UAW brokers first union contract under tribal law (wbur/org) 03/14/10

• • Tribes want more power on their land (kboi.com) 03/12/10

• • Tribes face hurdles with sex offender registration (The Marin Independent Journal) 03/10/10

• • Senate OK's bill to allow local governments, business, tribes to operate state parks (wmicentral.com) 03/09/10

• • BIA affirms Waste Management Act amendments (LocalNews8.com) 03/09/10

• • Court: tribal officers not police under Ore. law (democratherald.com) 02/18/10

• Minnesota COA reverses lower court on tribal jurisdiction issue (Turtle Talk) 02/10/10

• • American Indian tribe pushes police power bill (The Idaho Statesman) 02/09/10

? ? Judge dismisses indictment against Aquash defendent (Indianz.com) 02/04/10

? ? Michigan supreme court allows lawsuit to move forward (Sault Tribe) 02/01/10

? ? Creek Nation files lawsuit over state tax code (Tulsa World) 01/29/10

? ? Court lets tribe intervene (trib.com) 01/28/10

• • Court lets tribe intervene in Wyo. murder appeal (The Sun News) 01/27/10

• • Smith: tribal work laws before it's too late (Indian Country Today) 01/22/10

• • Oklahoma tribes request court changes (NewsOK.com) 01/20/10

• • DOJ increasing staff for reservation crime cases (OPB News) 01/13/10

• • Northern Arapaho tribe seeks to support Yellowbear (The Billings Gazette) 01/12/10

• • Federal courts reject stacked sentences in tribal courts (Turtle Talk) 01/12/10

• • Tribal court authority enhanced by eagle killing case (Indian Country Today) 01/09/10

Articles are arranged from most recent (December) to least recent (January) for this particular year and topic.

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