The Top Native American Cases Of 2016: Midyear Report
By Andrew Westney (June 24, 2016, 4:14 PM EDT) -- A trio of U.S. Supreme Court rulings that boosted a tribe's authority to enforce its liquor tax, allowed the use of uncounseled tribal court convictions in federal domestic violence prosecutions and kept Dollar General subject to a sexual assault tort suit in tribal court have earned the lion's share of attention from attorneys in Native American law.
Here, Law360 recaps the year's most significant Native American cases so far.
Dollar General Corp. v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
The high court's highly anticipated ruling on whether the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians could hear the sexual assault case brought by a former...
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