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Suit against Turtle Mountain chairman dismissed

Ed. Note: Rochelle Ducheneaux is the tribal court judge, not the tribal member who brought the complaint. Ricky Parisien filed the lawsuit.

A lawsuit seeking to remove Ken W. Davis as chairman of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians was dismissed by a tribal court judge.

A tribal member filed suit against Davis and the tribe's election board. Ricky Parisien said David was illegally seated because he has been convicted of a felony.

Judge Rochelle Ducheneaux dismissed the case for lack of jurisdiction. Davis said his burglary charge in 1968 was expunged from the record.

Get the Story:
TURTLE MOUNTAIN: Judge dismisses suit against chairman (The Grand Forks Herald 8/26)

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