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• • Akaka introduces tribal self-governance bill (Hawaii Free Press) 12/20/12

• • McGraw settles case with South Dakota payday lender (The State Journal) 10/25/12

• • Oklahoma lawmakers, tribes discuss insurance (News OK) 10/17/12

• • Senecas win appeal in Sue-Perior case (Niagara Gazette) 10/16/12

• • Sovereignty can leave non-tribal members in legal limbo (Spokesman-Review) 6/24/12

• • Payday lenders and Indian tribes evading laws draw scrutiny (Bloomberg Businessweek) 06/04/12

• • Native American groups applaud California court decision supporting tribal sovereign immunity (The Sacramento Bee) 05/24/12

• • Native American groups applaud California court decision supporting tribal sovereign immunity (The Wall Street Journal) 05/22/12

• • Eighth Circuit decision further clarifies the principle of tribal sovereign immunity (Faegre Baker Daniels) 04/09/12
To read more on the case see our Federal Courts of Appeals Bulletin

• • FTC seeks to shut down two Oklahoma tribes' online payday lending services (Indian Country Today) 04/09/12

• • FTC files suit against payday lending operation claiming tribal affiliation (The Denver Post) 04/03/12

• • Bankruptcy of Native American 'tribe' raises intriguing legal questions (The Wall Street Journal) 03/15/12

• • Consumer bureau "zoning in" on tribal payday firms (Bloomberg) 03/06/12

• • Lac du Flambeau fall-out (Native American Law Focus) 02/28/12

• • Colo. judge issues new ruling in payday lending case against Indian tribes (iWatch News) 02/27/12
Read more in our State Courts bulletin

• • Native Americans are on a roll as tribal cigarettes exploit tax loophole (The Sydney Morning Herald) 02/25/12

• • Court blocks Colorado AG from investigating tribes' online payday loans (The Denver Post) 02/18/12

• • Native American lending alliance applauds Colorado court's sovereign immunity affirmation (Memphis Business Journal) 02/14/12

• • Native American lending alliance applauds Colorado court's sovereign immunity affirmation (The Wall Street Journal) 02/14/12

• • Regulating tribal cigarette sales under the Master Settlement Agreement (Tobacco.org) 01/24/12

• • Supreme Court won't be hearing non-Indian business dispute (Indianz.com) 01/17/12
You can find the case materials for K2 America Corporation v. Roland Oil & Gas in our Supreme Court Bulletin

• • $1M dispute settled, South Dakota tribe won't lose buffalo herd (Argus Leader) 01/13/12

 

 

 

 

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