Topic 9: Recognition of Tribal Law

List of cases for Topic #9 arranged by state in reverse-chronological order.

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Alabama

No relevant cases have been found.


Alaska

State v. Native Village of Tanana, 249 P.3d 734 (Alaska 2011) - [Topic - #2, #7, #8, #9] - Added 09/2011

Pam R. v. State, 185 P.3d 67 (Alaska 2008) – [Topic - #3, #9] - Added 11/2009

Starr v. George, 175 P.3d 50 (Alaska 2008) - [Topic - #1, #3, #9] - Added 4/2008

In re A.S., 740 P.2d 432 (Alaska 1987) - [Topic - #9]


Arizona

No relevant cases have been found.


Arkansas

No relevant cases have been found.


California

In re Laura F., 99 Cal. Rptr. 2d 859 (Ct. App. 2000) (certified for partial publication) - [Topic - #9, #13, #18]


Colorado

In re A.G.-G., 899 P.2d 319 (Colo. Ct. App. 1995) - [Topic - #1, #9, #12]


Connecticut

No relevant cases have been found.


Delaware

No relevant cases have been found.


District of Colombia

No relevant cases have been found.


Florida

No relevant cases have been found.


Georgia

No relevant cases have been found.


Hawaii

No relevant cases have been found.


Idaho

No relevant cases have been found.


Illinois

No relevant cases have been found.


Indiana

In re T.R.M., 525 N.E.2d 298 (Ind. 1988) - [Topic - #1, #2, #4, #7, #9, #13, #14, #16, #17, #18]


Iowa

No relevant cases have been found.


Kansas

No relevant cases have been found.


Kentucky

No relevant cases have been found.


Louisiana

Owens v. Willock, 29-595 (La. App. 2 Cir. 2/26/97); 690 So. 2d 948 - [Topic - #1, #2, #9]


Maine

No relevant cases have been found.


Maryland

No relevant cases have been found.


Massachusetts

No relevant cases have been found.


Michigan

No relevant cases have been found.


Minnesota

Gerber v. Eastman, 673 N.W.2d 854 (Minn. Ct. App. 2004) - [Topic - #1, #2, #9, #21]

In re S.N.R., 617 N.W.2d 77 (Minn. Ct. App. 2000) - [Topic - #1, #9, #16]

In re B.W., 454 N.W.2d 437 (Minn. Ct. App. 1990) - [Topic - #1, #7, #9, #13, #14]

In re R.I., 402 N.W.2d 173 (Minn. Ct. App. 1987) - [Topic - #2, #6, #9, #11, #14]


Mississippi

No relevant cases have been found.


Missouri

No relevant cases have been found.


Montana

In re Riffle (Riffle II), 922 P.2d 510 (Mont. 1996) - [Topic - #1, #2, #9, #16]


Nebraska

No relevant cases have been found.


Nevada

No relevant cases have been found.


New Hampshire

No relevant cases have been found.


New Jersey

No relevant cases have been found.


New Mexico

In re Megan S., 1996-NMCA-048, 121 N.M. 609, 916 P.2d 228 - [Topic - #1, #2, #7, #8, #9]


New York

No relevant cases have been found.


North Carolina

No relevant cases have been found.


North Dakota

No relevant cases have been found.


Ohio

No relevant cases have been found.


Oklahoma

Comanche Indian Tribe of Okla. v. Hovis (Hovis I), 847 F. Supp. 871 (W.D. Okla. 1994) - [Topic - #2, #7, #9]


Oregon

Nelson v. Hunter, 888 P.2d 124 (Or. Ct. App. 1995) - [Topic - #1, #9, #21]

Quinn v. Walters, (Quinn II), 881 P.2d 795 (Or. 1994) - [Topic - #1, #9, #17]


Pennsylvania

No relevant cases have been found.


Rhode Island

No relevant cases have been found.


South Carolina

No relevant cases have been found.


South Dakota

In re J.D.M.C., 2007 SD 97, 739 N.W.2d 796 - [Topic - #1, #2, #9, #10] - Added 2/2008

In re J.S.B., Jr., 2005 SD 3, 691 N.W.2d 611 - [Topic - #9, #12, #13, #16, #19]

In re J.J., 454 N.W.2d 317 (S.D. 1990) - [Topic - #1, #4, #7, #9, #12, #14, #17]


Tennessee

No relevant cases have been found.


Texas

No relevant cases have been found.


Utah

Searle v. Searle, 2001 UT App 367, 38 P.3d 307 - [Topic - #2, #8, #9, #19]


Vermont

No relevant cases have been found.


Virginia

No relevant cases have been found.


Washington

No relevant cases have been found.


West Virginia

No relevant cases have been found.


Wisconsin

In re Genevieve K., 2003 WI App 201, 267 Wis. 2d 280, 670 N.W.2d 559 (unpublished table decision) available at No. 03-1402, 2003 WL 21910691 (Wis. Ct. App. Aug. 12, 2003) - [Topic - #1, #9, #13]


Wyoming


Circuit Courts of Appeals

Boozer v. Wilder, 381 F.3d 931 (9th Cir. 2004) - [Topic - #1, #2, #9]

Native Village of Venetie I.R.A. Council v. Alaska (Venetie II), 944 F.2d 548 (9th Cir. 1991) - [Topic - #1, #2, #9]

Native Village of Venetie I.R.A. Council v. Alaska (Venetie I), 918 F.2d 797 (9th Cir. 1990) - [Topic - #2, #9]


District Courts

Doe v. Mann (Mann I), 285 F. Supp. 2d 1229 (N.D. Cal. 2003) - [Topic - #2, #3, #9, #12, #16, #20]

Comanche Indian Tribe of Oklahoma v. Hovis, 847 F. Supp. 871 (W.D. Okla. 1994) - [Topic - #2, #7, #9]

Brown ex rel. Brown v. Rice, 760 F. Supp. 1459 (D. Kan. 1991) - [Topic - #2, #7, #8, #9]

Navajo Nation v. District Court, 624 F. Supp. 130 (D. Utah 1985) - [Topic - #2, #9]


Supreme Court

Miss. Band of Choctaw Indians v. Holyfield, 490 U.S. 30 (1989) - [Topic - #1, #2, #4, #5, #7, #9, #11, #17, #18, #21]

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