2015 Sovereign Immunity News Stories

Native Americans' sovereignty is at risk, and the high court must help save it (The Guardian) 12/7/15

Supreme Court case draws Tulalip's attention (Herald Net) 12/4/15

BIA adjusts rules governing rights-of-way on Indian lands (Federal Register) 11/19/15

Menominee Tribe sues federal government over hemp raid (Star Tribune) 11/18/15

House votes to limit federal labor authority over Indian tribes (Washington Examiner) 11/17/15

Native tribes want pot business, but financial gain may cost their sovereignty (The Guardian) 10/9/15

Lac Vieux Desert Band won decision affecting car title loan firm (Indianz) 9/29/15

Judge weighs if tribal officials must comply to subpoenas (Native Times) 9/24/15

Timothy Davis: Indian Child Welfare Act protects sovereignty (Indianz) 9/14/15

Business court enjoins enforcement of high interest rate loans made by American Indian-related business (NC Business Litigation Report) 9/1/15

An uphill tax battle for county (HeraldNet) 8/6/15

Lending company officers claim tribal immunity from lawsuits (Billings Gazette) 7/15/15

Quapaw tribe seeks dismissal of suit tied to southeast Kansas casino (Topeka Capital-Journal) 6/16/2015

Tribe wins lien fight with California (Courthouse News) 5/15/2015

11th Circuit hears arguments in Seminole Tribe taxation case (Indianz) 5/13/15

Supreme Court won't take up Seminole Tribe's taxation case (Indianz) 1/13/15


 

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