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Online lending businesses owned by the Lac Vieux Desert Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa Indians are entitled to sovereign immunity, a federal appeals court ruled.
The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals doesn't hear from Indian Country often but it was hard to tell as a closely-watched tribal case came up for consideration.
Tribes are paying close attention to a court case that they say will have a major impact on efforts to improve economic conditions in their communities.
It is sad in this day and age that some people believe American Indian tribes are incapable of addressing their people’s basic needs.
Tribes are reaching out to the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa after a 14-year-old citizen was shot and killed by a police officer in Ashland County, Wisconsin.
Chairman James Williams said the purchase will enable the tribe to continue growing its economy.
Sovereign Lending Solutions charged interest rates that wouldn't otherwise be allowed under Michigan state law.
American Indians have a long history of having to adjust to forced changes to their way of life.
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According to The Washington Post, 42 percent of the tribe's budget comes from online loans.
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe and the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians said fighting the state of New York consumed 'considerable resources.'
Attorneys discuss decision from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affecting tribal online loan businesses.
The law firm that represents the tribes in the case also called it a victory.
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe and the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians claim the state lacks authority over their businesses.
Two tribes are appealing a federal judge's order that subjects their online lending businesses to state laws in New York.
Western Sky Financial, an Internet lending business owned by a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, is facing yet another lawsuit in another state.
A federal judge has refused to stop the state of New York from taking actions that affect online lenders operated by two tribes.
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Oklahoma says its two online lending firms are generating jobs and revenues.
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Oklahoma and the e Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Michigan are in federal court today to defend their online lending businesses