In what could be a win for consultation, the Bureau of Land...
Indigenous leaders hailed the revocation of permits for...
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On Friday, the California Second District Court of Appeals...
Alaska Native communities have a bit more control over...
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In a surprising move, the Supreme Court ruled on June 23...
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Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton yesterday announced the...
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Court Cases

Anthony Broadman
2/7/12
Continuing Indian Country Today Media Network ’s periodic roundup of court cases relevant to Indian country within the Ninth Circuit, we examine one new federal circuit court of ap...
Gale Courey Toensing
2/7/12
The New York State Supreme Court has ruled that two Oneida Indian Nation employees can move forward with their lawsuit against Madison County Attorney S...
Wawmeesh Hamilton
2/4/12
Trafficking in parts from 50 dead eagles does not constitute an aboriginal right, a British Columbia provincial court judge has ruled, and a tribal member will be sentenced...
ICTMN Staff
2/4/12
A commitment was made by the United States to the Hopi reservation upon its establishment stating it would provide the tribe with water sufficient to achieve its purpose as a perma...
Carol Berry
2/4/12
An FBI investigation has cleared a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer from facing criminal charges in the shooting death of a 34-year-old man in Towaoc, headquarters of the Ute Mount...
Kelly Koepke
1/31/12
Citing a sense of urgency before upcoming 2012 elections and the likelihood that nothing will be done without legal action, the Navajo Nation has filed suit against San Juan County...
Rob Capriccioso
1/30/12
Lawyers for the many plaintiffs in the class-action suit attached to the Cobell settlement took that case’s seemingly endless saga to a new low this month by writing and distributi...
Kelly Koepke
1/29/12
Law enforcement in San Juan County, New Mexico is challenging. The county is big – more than 5,000 square miles...
Wawmeesh Hamilton
1/27/12
A dozen years after the fact, a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has apologized for the federal police’s role in botching the investigation against serial killer ...
ICTMN Staff
1/26/12
In August Paul Beebe and Jesse Sanford of Farmington, New Mexico pled guilty in the U.S...

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