Synopsis provided by Westlaw: After unmarried mother who was member of Indian tribe filed custody petition in tribal court, father filed custody petition in circuit court. The Circuit Court, Miami–Dade Continue reading Billie v. Stier, April 25, 2014 (Florida)
In Jones v. Lummi, a federal judge in the state of Washington ruled on an issue relating to tribal jurisdiction. Here is some text from his 10/22/13 opinion: “More than Continue reading Federal Court Rules on Jurisdiction relating to the Indian Child Welfare Act
A North Carolina state Court of Appeals has ruled that the tribe, not the state, has exclusive jurisdiction over child welfare issues arising on tribal land. In the matter of Continue reading Tribe, not the state, has exclusive jurisdiction over child welfare issues arising on tribal land.
The Department of Justice announces a pilot project for tribal jurisdiction over crimes of Domestic Violence, Friday, June 14, 2013, 78 FR 35961-01, (PDF), 2013 WL 2643596 Related News: VAWA Continue reading Pilot Project for Tribal Jurisdiction Over Crimes of Domestic Violence, DOJ Notice of 6/14/13