Dollar General To Face Claims In Tribal Court After Supreme Court Deadlocks

Mealey's (June 23, 2016, 11:55 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on June 23 affirmed by an equally divided court a Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals’ finding that retailer Dollar General Corp. can be sued in tribal court by an Indian youth who says he was sexually molested by the manager of a Dollar General store on tribal land because the company consented to the tribe’s jurisdiction by hiring the youth as an intern (Dollar General Corp., et al. v. The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, et al., No....
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