2024 Tribal Courts Cases

Last updated: July 17, 2024

Next Update Should be Ready by: July 31, 2024


Recently Added Cases:

Research was performed on July 17, 2024, but no new cases were found since the last update.

 

Older Cases:

 

December

 

November

 

October

 

September

 

August

 

July

Payment v. Election Commission of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians
Materials via Turtle Talk
APP-2024-03
Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Court of Appeals.
July 1, 2024

Legal Topics: Tribal Election; Tribal Election Code; Campaign Violation

 

June

McRorie v. Election Commission of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians
Materials via Turtle Talk
APP-2023-10
Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Court of Appeals.
June 6, 2024

Legal Topics: Tribal Referendum Election; Election Administration; Standing

 

Minerva v. Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority
--- Am. Tribal Law ----, 2024 WL 2862464
7 G.D.R. 106
GDTC-T-16-116-JAM
Mohegan Gaming Disputes Trial Court.
June 4, 2024

Legal Topics: Mohegan Torts Code; Liability; Constructive Notice

 

May

 

April

Tohono O'odham Gaming Enterprise v. Tohono O'odham Gaming Office, et. al.
Case No.: AP2022-0004
Appellate Court of the Tohono O'odham Nation
In the State of Arizona
April 29, 2024

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Hiring Preferences

 

Tohono O'odham Nation v. Miles
AP2023-0005
Tohono O'odham Nation Court of Appeals
April 25, 2024

Legal Topics: Double Jeopardy

 

Muscogee (Creek) Nation v. Hopkins
Case No.: SC-2023-08
Muscogee (Creek) Nation Supreme Court
April 10, 2024

Legal Topics: Dismissal with Prejudice; Response Time

 

Lambert v. Fort Peck Tribes
--- Am. Tribal Law ----, 2024 WL 1557839
CAUSE NO. AP 865
Fort Peck Court of Appeals.
April 10, 2024

Legal Topics: Search and Seizure; Drug Residue

 

March

Cherokee Nation v. Shriver
--- Am. Tribal Law ----, 2024 WL 1338338
CASE NO. SC-2022-09
Supreme Court of the Cherokee Nation.
March 28, 2024

Legal Topics: 22 C.N.C.A. § 153; Absence Limitation

 

Cherokee Nation v. Shriver
--- Am. Tribal Law ----, 2024 WL 1339950
CASE NO. SC-2022-08
Supreme Court of the Cherokee Nation.
March 28, 2024

Legal Topics: 22 C.N.C.A. § 153; Absence Limitation

 

Rodgers v. Cherokee Nation
--- Am. Tribal Law ----, 2024 WL 1340112
Case No. SC-23-10
Supreme Court of the Cherokee Nation.
March 28, 2024

Legal Topics: Filing of Fees

 

Jardine v. Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority
--- Am. Tribal Law ----, 2024 WL 1253851
7 G.D.R 94
GDTC-T-16-115-FAM
Mohegan Gaming Disputes Trial Court.
March 18, 2024

Legal Topics: Mohegan Torts Code; Negligence

 

Bolden v. Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority
--- Am. Tribal Law ----, 2024 WL 1253577
7 G.D.R 89
GDTC-T-19-132-JAM
Mohegan Gaming Disputes Trial Court.
March 5, 2024

Legal Topics: Negligence

 

Granata v. Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority
--- Am. Tribal Law ----, 2024 WL 1253837
7 G.D.R 85
GDTC-T-17-100-JAM
Mohegan Gaming Disputes Trial Court.
March 4, 2024

Legal Topics: Negligence; Affirmative Act Rule

 

Bissonnette v. Fort Peck Tribes
--- Am. Tribal Law ----, 2024 WL 942423
CAUSE NO. AP # 869
Fort Peck Court of Appeals.
March 4, 2024

Legal Topics: Right to Counsel

 

February

Colorado River Indian Tribes v. Alliant Insurance Services, et al.
CASE NO. CV-AP-2023-0003
Colorado River Indian Tribes Appeals Court
February 13, 2024

Legal Topics: Motion to Dismiss Order Appealability

 

January

Mazzetti, et al. v. Kolb, et al.
Case No. AP-0001-23
Court of Appeals for the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians
January 31, 2024

Legal Topics: Enrollment; Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Exhaust Administrative Remedies

 

Muscogee (Creek) Nation v. Drake
Case No.: SC-2023-05
Muscogee (Creek) Nation Supreme Court
January 26, 2024

Legal Topics: Withdraw Plea; Manifest Injustice

 

Muscogee (Creek) Nation v. Wilson
Case No.: SC-2023-04
Muscogee (Creek) Nation Supreme Court
January 26, 2024

Legal Topics: Criminal Jurisdiction; Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act of 2022

 

Bherwani v. Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority
--- Am. Tribal Law ----, 2024 WL 413485
7 G.D.R 76
DOCEKT NO.: GDTC-T-22-102-JAC
Mohegan Gaming Disputes Trial Court.
January 26, 2024

Legal Topics: Lack of Standing; Wrongful Death

 

Moulton v. Colville Tribal Federation Corporation
8 CTCR 32, 16 CCAR 15
No. AP21-011
Colville Confederated Tribes Court of Appeals.
January 22, 2024

Legal Topics: Summary Judgment

 

Campos v. The People of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians
Case No.: 2022-34-AP
Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Tribal Appellate Court
January 18, 2024

Legal Topics: Ineffective Assistance of Counsel; Sentencing

 

The People of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians v. Gipson
Case No.: 2023-37-AP
Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Tribal Appellate Court
January 17, 2024

Legal Topics: Sentencing

 

Perrault v. GTB Housing
Case No.: 2023-38-AP
Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Tribal Appellate Court
January 11, 2024

Legal Topics: Eviction

 

Jones v. Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise
2024 WL 3157295
NO. MPTC-CV-PI-2022-117
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court.
January 8, 2024

Legal Topics: Negligence; Actual Damages

 

Charles v. Swinomish Tribal Community
22 NICS App. 1
NO. CRCA-2023-0022 (January 3, 2024)
Swinomish Tribal Court of Appeals.
January 3, 2024

Legal Topics: Due Process

 

Cases are organized by month:

January  | February  |  March  |  April  |  May  |  June  |  July  |  August  |  September  |  October  |  November  |  December


Visit the Archives for the Indian Law Bulletins to see cases from previous years.


Indian Law Bulletins are a current awareness service of the National Indian Law Library. The purpose of the Indian Law Bulletins is to provide succinct and timely information about new developments in Indian Law. See the About page for more information.

Search the Tribal Courts Indian Law Bulletins:

Basic Search Help
Operators and More Search Help

The Tribal Court Bulletins are a collaboration of the National Indian Law Library and the American Indian Law Clinic at University of Colorado, Boulder.

CU Law School logo

NILL logo


A note about links used in this document

Blue links on this page go to information available for free on the Internet. Green links go to information available on Westlaw which require a Westlaw account. The library is not affiliated with Thomson Reuters or Westlaw.

* Synopsis and holding provided under an agreement with Westlaw.