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Filed Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Scientists lay claim to Kumeyaay ancestors (04/15)
Steven Newcomb discusses White v. University of California, a repatriation case that was heard by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in December.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Law Article: FTC asserts jurisdiction over tribal Internet lenders (04/14)
Attorneys discuss lawsuit in which the Federal Trade Commission won a decision to assert authority over Internet lenders owned by tribal governments.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Blog: Internet lenders can longer hide behind tribal immunity (04/11)
The Federal Trade Commission says Internet lenders in Indian Country must comply with federal consumer protection laws.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
City sues Fond du Lac Band in federal court over land-into-trust (04/03)
The city of Duluth, Minnesota, filed a lawsuit in federal court in hopes of stopping the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians from pursuing a land-into-trust application.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National | Technology
Blog: Tribes act as fronts for major Internet lending businesses (03/21)
WhoWhatWhy says big money interests in Wall Street and Silicon Valley are using tribes as fronts for controversial Internet lending businesses.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Ben Fenner: Conservative justice collides with Indian Country (03/20)
Attorney Ben Benner dissects oral arguments in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, a U.S. Supreme Court case that will test the limits of tribal sovereign immunity.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Internet lenders in Indian Country under scrutiny in 21 states (03/19)
At least 21 states are targeting online lenders in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Court stops lawsuit over Fond du Lac Band land-into-trust bid (03/13)
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians can't be sued in state court for filing a land-into-trust application, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled.

Filed Under: Opinion
Oliver Semans: Court upholds tribal immunity in online loan case (03/03)
Oliver Semans, the executive director of Four Directions, discusses a California court decision that upheld the immunity of tribal-owned Internet lenders.

Filed Under: Law
1st Circuit tells Narragansett Tribe to comply with grand jury (02/25)
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island can't assert sovereign immunity in a federal grand jury proceeding, the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals said.

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