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Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee well versed in Indian law
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Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee well versed in Indian law (February 1, 2017)
Neil Gorsuch, a federal appeals court judge, has sided with Indian interests in some major cases.

Democrats force a delay in vote on President Trump's tribal jurisdiction foe
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Democrats force a delay in vote on President Trump's tribal jurisdiction foe (January 31, 2017)
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) has refused to say whether he will defend the tribal jurisdiction provisions of the Violence Against Women Act.

President Trump ready to announce choice for vacant Supreme Court seat
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President Trump ready to announce choice for vacant Supreme Court seat (January 30, 2017)
Tribes pay close attention to the nation's highest court because the decisions carry significant impacts in their communities.

Donald Trump's Justice choice leaves door open to fight tribal jurisdiction
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Donald Trump's Justice choice leaves door open to fight tribal jurisdiction (January 11, 2017)
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) refused to repudiate his opposition to tribal jurisdiction despite acknowledging that non-Indians contribute to high rates of crime.

Donald Trump's Justice pick opposed tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians
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Donald Trump's Justice pick opposed tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians (January 10, 2017)
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) was forced to admit that he opposed landmark provisions of the Violence Against Women Act.

Indian Country united in call for full review of Dakota Access Pipeline
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Indian Country united in call for full review of Dakota Access Pipeline (October 13, 2016)
A legal, regulatory and political push continues in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

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