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Filed Under: Law
Florida Supreme Court declines Miccosukee child custody case (11/24)
The non-Indian father successfully challenged the tribal court's jurisdiction.

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Federal judge won't be removed from Miccosukee Tribe's case (10/24)
The tribe accused Judge Marcia Cooke of bias, citing statements she made in open court.

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Widower must pay $72K to Miccosukee Tribe after losing appeal (10/15)
The tribe reclaimed nearly $5 million after winning a court decision in a wrongful death case.

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Law Article: Court won't force arbitration in Indian lending case (10/07)
Attorney discusses decision involving a defunct online lender that was based on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation.

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Man charged with homicide over death on Seminole Reservation (10/06)
Neither the victim nor the suspect are tribal members.

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Seminole Tribe makes another attempt to join banking business (09/30)
The tribe plans to buy Mackinac Savings Bank, a bank with branches in Florida and offices in Massachusetts and Michigan.

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Miccosukee Tribe reclaims nearly $5M in wrongful death case (09/25)
The tribe was drawn into the dispute because it fronted the legal fees for two tribal members who were held liable in a fatal vehicle accident.

Filed Under: Business | Law | Opinion
Glen Stankee: Seminole Tribe wins ruling in state taxation case (09/23)
The decision will likely have an impact on Native American tribes across the U.S.

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Miccosukee Tribe seeks removal of judge in dispute with lawyers (09/11)
The tribe has accused three of its former attorneys of malpractice and fraud.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion | Trust
Opinion: Decision signals shift on state taxation in Indian Country (09/10)
Attorneys Del Laverdure and Bryan Newland discuss a recent federal court decision blocking the state of Florida from imposing taxes on lands held in trust for the Seminole Tribe.

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Another member of Miccosukee Tribe killed in fatal car accident (07/29)
The accident occurred on the same highway where two tribal members died last month.

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Seminole Tribe launches marketing campaign for juice brand (07/23)
The products will be known as Seminole Pride Noble Juice.

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Court won't make Miccosukee Tribe pay $4.1M in wrongful death (07/03)
Two tribal members were held responsible for the death of a woman in a drunken-driving accident but they haven't paid.

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Poarch Creeks invest in hotel projects across border in Florida (07/02)
Tribe continues development efforts in the Gulf Coast area of Florida.

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Tragedy strikes Miccosukee Tribe as two killed in vehicle crash (06/23)
Duane Billie, the tribe's police captain, died at the scene.

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Seminole Tribe won't be purchasing struggling bank in Florida (06/03)
But tribe still plans on entering the banking business, with an eye towards Indian housing loans.

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Seminole Tribe files papers to acquire struggling bank in Florida (06/02)
The Seminole Tribe of Florida is getting into the banking business.

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Supreme Court addresses use of IQ test in death penalty case (05/28)
Opinion from divided court fell largely along ideological lines.

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WGCU: Seminole Tribe creates minority contracting partnership (05/23)
The Seminole Tribe of Florida launches new partnership to focus on construction projects.

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11th Circuit stops Seminole Tribe from suing state over fuel tax (05/06)
The Seminole Tribe can't sue the state of Florida over fuel taxes, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.

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