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Filed Under: Law
Miccosukee Tribe wins decision in dispute over fees paid to court (01/27)
A non-Indian man must reimburse $72,000 to the tribe after losing a lawsuit.

Filed Under: Law
Federal judge hits Miccosukee Tribe lawyer with $1M in sanctions (01/16)
Bernardo Roman III was ordered to pay $1 million for pursuing a baseless lawsuit against the tribe's former law firm.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Supreme Court won't take up Seminole Tribe's taxation case (01/13)
The tribe sought a refund for gasoline taxes paid to the state.

Filed Under: National | Trust
Seminole Tribe is latest with approved HEARTH Act regulations (01/08)
The HEARTH Act gives tribes greater control to develop their own lands.

Filed Under: National
Former Miccosukee Tribe chairman Buffalo Tiger passes on at 94 (01/07)
Buffalo Tiger drew national and international attention for meeting with Fidel Castro of Cuba.

Filed Under: National
Three dead in collision on road through Miccosukee Reservation (12/11)
The Tamiami Trail has proven repeatedly to be a dangerous road.

Filed Under: National
Three dead and eight injured in accident on Seminole Reservation (12/10)
The accident occurred after a tribal member struck and killed a 300-bear with her vehicle.

Filed Under: Law
Chair of Miccosukee Tribe faces contempt over dispute with IRS (12/09)
A December 15 hearing could determine whether Chairman Colley Billie is held in contempt for refusing to turn over financial information about tribal members.

Filed Under: Law
Florida Supreme Court declines Miccosukee child custody case (11/24)
The non-Indian father successfully challenged the tribal court's jurisdiction.

Filed Under: Law
Federal judge won't be removed from Miccosukee Tribe's case (10/24)
The tribe accused Judge Marcia Cooke of bias, citing statements she made in open court.

Filed Under: Law
Widower must pay $72K to Miccosukee Tribe after losing appeal (10/15)
The tribe reclaimed nearly $5 million after winning a court decision in a wrongful death case.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Law Article: Court won't force arbitration in Indian lending case (10/07)
Attorney discusses decision involving a defunct online lender that was based on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation.

Filed Under: Law
Man charged with homicide over death on Seminole Reservation (10/06)
Neither the victim nor the suspect are tribal members.

Filed Under: Business
Seminole Tribe makes another attempt to join banking business (09/30)
The tribe plans to buy Mackinac Savings Bank, a bank with branches in Florida and offices in Massachusetts and Michigan.

Filed Under: Law
Miccosukee Tribe reclaims nearly $5M in wrongful death case (09/25)
The tribe was drawn into the dispute because it fronted the legal fees for two tribal members who were held liable in a fatal vehicle accident.

Filed Under: Business | Law | Opinion
Glen Stankee: Seminole Tribe wins ruling in state taxation case (09/23)
The decision will likely have an impact on Native American tribes across the U.S.

Filed Under: Law
Miccosukee Tribe seeks removal of judge in dispute with lawyers (09/11)
The tribe has accused three of its former attorneys of malpractice and fraud.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion | Trust
Opinion: Decision signals shift on state taxation in Indian Country (09/10)
Attorneys Del Laverdure and Bryan Newland discuss a recent federal court decision blocking the state of Florida from imposing taxes on lands held in trust for the Seminole Tribe.

Filed Under: Law
Another member of Miccosukee Tribe killed in fatal car accident (07/29)
The accident occurred on the same highway where two tribal members died last month.

Filed Under: Business
Seminole Tribe launches marketing campaign for juice brand (07/23)
The products will be known as Seminole Pride Noble Juice.

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