Tribe Members Fight Bid To Nix Cigarette Sales Fight

Law360, New York (May 2, 2017, 4:49 PM EDT) -- Native American tribe members have blasted a bid to dismiss the three remaining defendants in their Washington federal court suit seeking to block criminal prosecution for illegal cigarette sales on Indian land, rejecting the contention that two state agents have immunity since they acted as federal agents.

The tribe members responded Saturday to the federal government’s motion to dismiss the case. The tribe members included Robert R. Comenout Sr., a member of the Tulalip tribe of Washington; Edward Amos Comenout III, a member of the Muckleshoot...
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