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Filed Under: Law | National
Lawsuit challenges constitutionality of Indian Child Welfare Act (05/27)
Two adoption groups are questioning the legality of the decades-old law along with new guidelines issued by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Jodi Gillette exits White House and joins Indian law firm in DC (05/14)
After six years in the Obama administration, former White House advisor Jodi Gillette is starting a new chapter in her career.

Filed Under: Law
Miccosukee Tribe fires attorney after being hit with huge fine (05/12)
Bernardo Roman III was escorted out of his office and told to leave the reservation last week.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Chippewa Cree Tribe rejects order to reinstate ousted leader (05/04)
Chairman Ken St. Marks was the victim of retaliation, according to the Interior Department, but rival leaders won't be bringing him back on board.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe cites treaty in bid to oust Keystone XL firm (05/01)
Acting Chairman Kevin Wright is making the tribe's opposition to the pipeline clear following the passing of the late Michael Jandreau.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Acting chairman of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe fires outside attorneys (04/09)
Big changes are in store for the tribe with the passing of Chairman Michael Jandreau, who led his people for 36 years.

Filed Under: Law | National
California Indian Legal Services announces new VAWA project (04/06)
The project will provide advocacy and legal services to domestic violence survivors in San Diego County.

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Law firm hosts tribes for session on marijuana in Indian Country (03/26)
Ten tribes reportedly attended the meeting to learn more about the emerging marijuana industry.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribe seeks boycott of Rapid City newspaper (03/24)
Mistakes in journalism are a daily and frequent occurrence; stories are retracted, apologies are often made.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Former US Attorney reflects on Indian cases (03/19)
Many Native Americans felt secure when five years ago, it was announced that the son of one of Indian Countries closest allies was appointed to the post of U.S. Attorney for the District of South Dakota.

Filed Under: Law | National
Oglala Sioux Tribe bans attorney in racial hockey game incident (03/05)
Attorney Patrick Duffy is representing the man who has been charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct for harassing 57 Indian students.

Filed Under: Law
US Attorneys in North and South Dakota resign to work at firm (02/20)
Tim Purdon from North Dakota and Brendan Johnson from South Dakota are known for putting a priority on Indian Country.

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: Law | National
Supreme Court brings good news to Cayuga Nation in land dispute (12/08)
The justices won't let a county in New York file a late petition in a foreclosure case.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Leaders of Chippewa Cree Tribe try to remove chairman again (12/02)
An outside attorney came all the way from Philadelphia to read a series of allegations against Chairman Ken St. Marks.

Filed Under: Law
Supreme Court to consider motion in Cayuga Nation land case (12/01)
A county in New York wants permission to appeal the case even though it missed the deadline to file a petition with the nation's highest court.

Filed Under: Law | National
County files late appeal in Cayuga Nation foreclosure case (11/10)
The tribe and Indian Country have most likely been spared another round of concerns about their record before the Supreme Court.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Navajo Nation to see payment for $554M trust fund settlement (11/06)
The tribe has been holding a series of public meetings to determine what to do with the money.

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: Abramoff Scandal | Opinion
Gabe Galanda: Abramoff's playbook still used in Indian Country (10/20)
Law firms and lobbyists in Indian Country have learned a few tricks from the Jack Abramoff scandal.

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