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Law Article: Supreme Court sends reminder on tribal immunity (07/28)
Attorneys discuss the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Bay Mills Indian Community.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Law Article: Supreme Court decision could impact tribal lenders (07/03)
Attorneys explore whether the the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community will affect the tribal payday loan industry.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Supreme Court 'victory' adopts racist system (06/27)
Steven Newcomb finds language of domination used throughout the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Strengthening sovereignty by addressing immunity (06/24)
Ryan Seelau and Ian Record discuss what tribes can do to ensure the U.S. Supreme Court victory in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community isn't short-lived.

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Steven Newcomb: Supreme Court justices put tribes on notice (06/16)
Steven Newcomb says the U.S. Supreme Court dissent in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community puts tribes on notice of further domination.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Lawyers dispute effect of Supreme Court case on tribal lenders (06/10)
The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community affirmed the principle of tribal sovereign immunity but not everyone agrees the case affects tribal-owned Internet lending companies.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
County rejects law enforcement contract with Chumash Tribe (06/05)
Officials claim agreement was too vague and failed to include a waiver of sovereign immunity.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Group claims Supreme Court ruling affects tribal payday lenders (05/30)
Decision is being interpreted as a strike against tribes that do business beyond reservation borders.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Q&A with attorney on FTC lawsuit against tribal online lenders (05/14)
The Oklahoman talks to attorney Andre Caldwell about the significance of a Federal Trade Commission lawsuit against Internet lenders owned by tribes.

Filed Under: Law
Law Article: Summary of recent court rulings in Indian Country (05/12)
Attorneys discuss recent federal court decisions affecting tribes and individual Indians.

Filed Under: Business | Law
11th Circuit stops Seminole Tribe from suing state over fuel tax (05/06)
The Seminole Tribe can't sue the state of Florida over fuel taxes, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.

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.

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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.

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