2022 Tribal Courts Cases

Last updated: November 16, 2022

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November

 

October

In the Matter of the Guardianship of AMH and GDH, minors
2022 WL 13941107
CASE NO.: SC-2022-06
Supreme Court of the Cherokee Nation.
October 24, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Court Rules


 

September

Carter v. Genesis10 and Omincell, Inc.
2022 WL 4130580
Case No.: SC-2022-04
Supreme Court of the Cherokee Nation.
September 12, 2022

Legal Topics: Civil Procedure


Collins v. Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority
7 G.D.R. 51
GDTC-T-19-122-FAM
Mohegan Gaming Disputes Trial Court.
September 1, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Law; Premises Liability

 

August

Vandecar v. Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Material via Turtle Talk
Case No.: SC-2022-01
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Supreme Court.
August 30, 2022

Legal Topics: Indian Civil Rights Act

Finley v. Colville Confederated Tribes
15 CCAR 67, 8 CTCR 19
Case No. AP22-021 IA
Colville Tribal Court of Appeals.
August 16, 2022

Legal Topics: Tobacco; Fuel Tax

 

In re welfare of L.C.
20 NICS App. 16
NO. MUC-AP-05/22-092
Muckleshoot Tribal Court of Appeals.
August 8, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Law; Family Protection Orders


Casey v. Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Case No.: SC-2021-11
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Supreme Court.
August 1, 2022

Legal Topics: Indian Civil Rights Act

 

July

Hart v. Northern Lights Casino
No. CVDC-2006-0008
Swinomish Tribal Court.
July 24, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Law; Premises Liability


Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council v. Scott
Case No. SC-2021-10
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Supreme Court.
July 20, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Constitutions

Adrian v. Nicholson
15 CCAR 61
Nos. AP22-003, 8 CTCR 17
Colville Confederated Tribes Court of Appeals.
July 11, 2022

Legal Topics: Notice; Child Custody


 

June

Whitelaw v. Campobasso
15 CCAR 56, 8 CTCR 16
No. AP22-005 IA
Colville Confederated Tribes Court of Appeals.
June 23, 2022

Legal Topics: Notice; Default Hearing


Finley v. Colville Confederated Tribes
15 CCAR 65, 8 CTCR 18
Case No. AP22-002
Colville Tribal Court of Appeals.
June 23, 2022

Legal Topics: Fuel Tax

 

Gibson v. Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority
2022 WL 2392581
GDTC-T-18-141-FAM
Mohegan Gaming Disputes Trial Court.
June 17, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Law; Premises Liability

Dick v. Colville Confederated Tribes
15 CCAR 52, 8 CTCR 15
Nos. AP21-008, AP21-009
Colville Confederated Tribes Court of Appeals.
June 13, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity


In the Matter of the Estate of Laddie Taylor
20 NICS App. 5
NO. 17-PR-003
Southern Ute Tribal Court of Appeals.
June 7, 2022

Legal Topics: Probate

 

May

Combs Memorial Property v. Red Boy Sr.
2022 WL 1749019
Cause No. AP #836
Fort Peck Court of Appeals.
May 31, 2022

Legal Topics: Evictions

 

April

Barreto v. Mohegan Tribal Gaming Auth.
7 G.D.R 39
No. GDTC-T-17-132-FAM
Mohegan Gaming Disputes Court.
April 27, 2022

Legal Topics: Premises Liability


Grainger v. Trottier
2022 WL 1227260
Cause No. AP #831
Fort Peck Court of Appeals.
April 21, 2022

Legal Topics: Personal Property Seizure; Criminal Investigations

Atkinson v. Wells Fargo Bank
2022 WL 1224004
Cause No. AP #834
Fort Peck Court of Appeals.
April 21, 2022

Legal Topics: Evictions


Lazard v. Colville Confederated Tribes
15 CCAR 45
Nos. AP21-007, 8 CTCR 13
Colville Confederated Tribes Court of Appeals.
April 18, 2022

Legal Topics: Due Process Rights; Drug Possession


George v. Colville Confederated Tribes
15 CCAR 44
No. AP21-016, 8 CTCR 12
Colville Confederated Tribes Court of Appeals.
April 12, 2022

Legal Topics: Subject Matter Jurisdiction; Sovereign Immunity


Dessources v. Office of the Dir. of Regulation
7 G.D.R 34
No. GDTC-T-18-127-JAC
Mohegan Gaming Disputes Court.
April 11, 2022

Legal Topics: Termination of Employment; Administrative Agency Review


Turpen v. Turpen
20 NICS App. 1
NO. MUC-AP-09/21-143
Muckleshoot Tribal Court of Appeals.
April 7, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Court Jurisdiction


Love v. Aycock et al.
15 CCAR 49
No. AP21-017, 8 CTCR 14
Colville Confederated Tribes Court of Appeals.
April 5, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Law; Appelate Rules


 

March

Colville Confederated Tribes v. Sargent
15 CCAR 39, 8 CTCR 10
No. AP21-018
Colville Confederated Tribes Court of Appeals.
March 21, 2022

Legal Topics: Expungement; Firearms


Freund v. Colville Confederated Tribes
15 CCAR 32, 8 CTCR 9
No. AP21-010
Swinomish Tribal Court.
March 3, 2022

Legal Topics: Witness Competency; Alternate Jurors


Day v. Fort Peck Tribes
2022 WL 614729
Cause No. AP #825
Fort Peck Court of Appeals.
March 2, 2022

Legal Topics: Indian Civil Rights Act; Jurisdiction


Eagle v. Fort Peck Tribes
2022 WL 614775
Cause No. AP 824
Fort Peck Court of Appeals.
March 2, 2022

Legal Topics: Indian Civil Rights Act


Shields v. Fort Peck Tribes
2022 WL 614683
Cause No. AP #823
Fort Peck Court of Appeals.
March 2, 2022

Legal Topics: Indian Civil Rights Act

Henderson v. Fort Peck Tribes
2022 WL 612508
Cause No. AP 822
Fort Peck Court of Appeals.
March 2, 2022

Legal Topics: Indian Civil Rights Act


Swinomish Indian Tribal Community v. James Edwards
2022 WL 3723270
Case No: CRCO-2021-0050
Swinomish Tribal Court.
March 2, 2022

Legal Topics: Discovery


Swinomish Tribal Community v. 2002 BMW (r.o. San Juanita Lazono)
2022 WL 3723225
Case No.: CVCF-2021-0015
Swinomish Tribal Court.
March 1, 2022

Legal Topics: Indian Civil Rights Act

February

Thlopthlocco Tribal Town v. Anderson
Materials via Turtle Talk
SC-2021-03
Muscogee (Creek) Nation Supreme Court.
February 28, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Federal Recognition; Tribal Government

Furman v. Office of the Dir. of Regulation
1 G.D.A.P. 113
No. GDCA-AA-21-501
Mohegan Gaming Disputes Court of Appeals.
February 23, 2022

Legal Topics: Workers' Compensation; Administrative Agency Review


Campos v. Parker
2022 WL 597057
Case No. CV 21-107
Cherokee Court of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
February 22, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity

 

January

Lowy v. Mohegan Tribal Gaming Auth.
7 G.D.R 31
No. GDTC-T-18-127-JAC
Mohegan Gaming Disputes Court.
January 3, 2022

Legal Topics: Civil Procedure; Summary Judgment; Premises Liability


 

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