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More on: 9th circuit

Filed Under: Business | Law
Washington counties owe millions for illegal tax on reservations (07/07)
County is sending $5 million in refunds to businesses like Wal-Mart and Home Depot.

Filed Under: Law | Politics | Technology
Indian activists want to see racist emails from former judge (07/02)
Former federal judge sent hundreds of inappropriate messages but they haven't been released.

Filed Under: Law | Recognition
Decision awaited on Mishewal Wappo Tribe federal recognition (06/10)
The tribe lost its federal status in 1961 under a termination law passed by Congress.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Lummi Nation argues for treaty fishing rights in disputed areas (04/15)
The Lummi Nation asked the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to recognize its treaty rights in a disputed area of Washington.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Scientists lay claim to Kumeyaay ancestors (04/15)
Steven Newcomb discusses White v. University of California, a repatriation case that was heard by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in December.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Law Article: Court deals another blow to land-into-trust process (02/21)
Attorney discusses impact of 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Big Lagoon Rancheria v. California on the land-into-trust process.

Filed Under: Law | National
9th Circuit to rehear case over defendant's 'Indian' status (02/12)
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to rehear a dispute over a criminal defendant's Indian status.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
County cites Big Lagoon in audit of Poarch Creek trust lands (02/05)
A county in Alabama is citing the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Big Lagoon Rancheria v. California in a bid to audit lands held in trust for the Poarch Creek Band of Indians.

Filed Under: National | Politics
NCAI President Cladoosby gives first State of Indian Nations (01/30)
Brian Cladoosby, the new president of the National Congress of American Indians, will deliver the first State of Indian Nations address today.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Stephanie Woodard: Advocates want to see racist e-mails (01/23)
Stephanie Woodard reports on an investigation that found a federal judge in Montana used his government e-email account to send 'hundreds' of inappropriate messages, including some about Native Americans.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Federal judge in Montana sent hundreds of racist e-mails (01/20)
A retired federal judge who sent a racist e-mail about President Barack Obama from his government account sent "hundreds" of inappropriate messages, including some about Native Americans.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Hopi Tribe and Navajo Nation in dispute over religious sites (01/07)
The Hopi Tribe and the Navajo Nation are in a dispute over access to religious sites in Arizona.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Supreme Court won't hear Hualapai Tribe Skywalk dispute (12/17)
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a petition in Grand Canyon Skywalk Development v. Grand Canyon Resort Corporation, a business dispute involving the Hualapai Tribe of Arizona.

Filed Under: Law
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes to fight ruling in jurisdiction case (12/10)
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho will ask the full 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear a jurisdiction case.

Filed Under: Law
9th Circuit rules against jurisdiction of Shoshone-Bannock Tribes (12/09)
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho can't exercise jurisdiction over a non-Indian who owns land in fee simple, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Al Jazeera: 9th Circuit takes up Indian voting rights lawsuit (10/07)
9th Circuit Court of Appeals to hear Wandering Medicine v. McCulloch, an Indian voting rights case, on Thursday:

Filed Under: Law | National
9th Circuit determines defendant doesn't meet 'Indian' status (09/20)
A defendant's tribal enrollment certificate isn't enough to prove he is an Indian for purposes of federal law, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.

Filed Under: Law | National
Probe of federal judge who sent racist email remains under seal (09/05)
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has again failed to make public its investigation into a former federal judge who sent a racist e-mail about President Barack Obama.

Filed Under: Law
9th Circuit allows BIA to deny policing contracts in PL280 states (09/04)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs can deny law enforcement contracts to tribes in Public Law 280 states, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today.

Filed Under: Law
9th Circuit withdraws decision for defendant's Indian status (08/21)
For the second time this year, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has withdrawn an opinion affecting a criminal defendant's Indian status.

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