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Federal court upholds tribal sovereign immunity doctrine

 


A federal judge has ruled in favor of the Fort Belknap Tribal Community Council, quashing a subpoena that would have forced council President Mark Azure to produce tribal documents or face a contempt of court charge.

U.S. District Court Judge Brian Morris quashed the subpoena issued in July, which demanded tribal documents associated with a Bureau of Indian Affairs road building project at the center of a $5 million civil lawsuit.

http://www.greatfallstribune.com/story/news/2015/10/13/indian-tribes-sovereignty-courts/73893810/


 

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