Tribe Says High Court Review Of Case On Reach Of Tribal Sovereignty Not Warranted

Mealey's (August 6, 2015, 8:46 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Santa Ynez Band of Mission Indians on July 23 urged the U.S. Supreme Court to deny a petition for writ of certiorari filed by a California man who is asking the high court to determine to what extent a tribal officer or employee of a Native American tribe can engage in outrageous and abusive actions and still be entitled to evade legal responsibility by claiming the tribe’s sovereign immunity from lawsuit, saying there is no compelling reason for the court to review...
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