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Winona LaDuke: Maybe it's time to work closely with tribal nations
Winona LaDuke: Maybe it's time to work closely with tribal nations (August 8, 2016)

For the people of White Earth and other tribes, both cases may mean that our tribal government and legal institutions may be able to protect citizens from non Indian businesses who break our laws.


Navajo Nation leaders reflect on historic Supreme Court session
Navajo Nation leaders reflect on historic Supreme Court session (June 28, 2016)

Tribal leaders hailed positive outcomes on tribal court jurisdiction, domestic violence and affirmative action.


Supreme Court puts an end to another tribal jurisdiction dispute
Supreme Court puts an end to another tribal jurisdiction dispute (June 28, 2016)

A case that Indian Country all but forgot was disposed by the nation's highest court without comment after a lengthy delay.


Tribes rest easy as Supreme Court wraps up a surprising session
Tribes rest easy as Supreme Court wraps up a surprising session (June 24, 2016)

With four Indian law case on the docket, tribes were preparing for the worst.


Matthew Fletcher: A 'huge win' for Mississippi Choctaw court system
Matthew Fletcher: A 'huge win' for Mississippi Choctaw court system (June 23, 2016)

Huge win for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians tribal court and most especially for the family of John Doe.


Supreme Court deadlocks in closely-watched tribal jurisdiction case
Supreme Court deadlocks in closely-watched tribal jurisdiction case (June 23, 2016)

Dollar General must now answer to a lawsuit filed in the courts of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.


Anti-Indian figure appears in segment on tribal court jurisdiction
Anti-Indian figure appears in segment on tribal court jurisdiction (June 21, 2016)

Indian Country isn't the only one paying attention to a tribal jurisdiction case that's pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.


Supreme Court enters final stretch of historic yet unusual term
Supreme Court enters final stretch of historic yet unusual term (June 20, 2016)

A record four Indian law cases were on the docket and tribes are still waiting for a decision a closely-watched jurisdiction dispute.


Supreme Court still holding onto ruling in tribal jurisdiction case
Supreme Court still holding onto ruling in tribal jurisdiction case (June 16, 2016)

With the nation's highest court down to just eight members, the justices have yet to reach clear consensus in the closely-watched dispute.


Long wait continues for decision in tribal court jurisdiction dispute
Long wait continues for decision in tribal court jurisdiction dispute (June 13, 2016)

It's been 189 days since the Supreme Court heard arguments in Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.


Clock keeps ticking on closely-watched tribal jurisdiction dispute
Clock keeps ticking on closely-watched tribal jurisdiction dispute (June 6, 2016)

The Dollar General case remains the oldest on the docket of the U.S. Supreme Court.


Another week goes by without decision in tribal jurisdiction case
Another week goes by without decision in tribal jurisdiction case (May 31, 2016)

The Supreme Court appears deadlocked as the clock continues to tick on the Dollar General case.


Long wait hints at Supreme Court tie in closely-watched tribal jurisdiction case
Long wait hints at Supreme Court tie in closely-watched tribal jurisdiction case (May 23, 2016)

It's official -- a closely-watched tribal jurisdiction case is now the oldest on the U.S. Supreme Court docket.


Supreme Court still holding onto decision in tribal jurisdiction case
Supreme Court still holding onto decision in tribal jurisdiction case (May 19, 2016)

The Supreme Court heard arguments in Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians more than 160 days ago and there's still be no decision.


Still no decision from Supreme Court in tribal jurisdiction dispute
Still no decision from Supreme Court in tribal jurisdiction dispute (May 16, 2016)

It's been 161 days since the justices heard arguments in Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.


Still no decision from Supreme Court in tribal jurisdiction case
Still no decision from Supreme Court in tribal jurisdiction case (April 26, 2016)

Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is one of the oldest pending cases on the high court's docket.


Supreme Court still hasn't issued decision in tribal jurisdiction case
Supreme Court still hasn't issued decision in tribal jurisdiction case (April 21, 2016)

Indian Country has been waiting more than four months for a decision in Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.


Dollar General defends plan to open in majority Native community
Dollar General defends plan to open in majority Native community (March 8, 2016)

Native Americans represent nearly 55 percent of the population in Chiloquin, Oregon, and the billion-dollar company wants to open a store there.


Klamath Tribes oppose Dollar General store due to court challenge
Klamath Tribes oppose Dollar General store due to court challenge (March 1, 2016)

The publicly-traded company is refusing to submit to tribal jurisdiction in a case that was heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.


Tribes urged to bring states on board for Supreme Court case
Tribes urged to bring states on board for Supreme Court case (October 20, 2015)

The state of Mississippi is submitting a brief in defense of the authority of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.


Bryan Newland: The racist foundation of Supreme Court rulings
Bryan Newland: The racist foundation of Supreme Court rulings (September 8, 2015)

For the past four decades, the Supreme Court has relied on the assumption that courts run by Indians cannot possibly match their state and federal counterparts in the administration of equal justice.