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The Red Jacket Peace Medal, 1792

Fort Niagara has stood at the mouth of the Niagara River where it enters Lake Ontario for nearly 300 years. Just beyond the “Gate of the Five Nations,” you can see the oldest European structure in this part of New York State, the “French Castle,” built in 1726. 1,541 more words

Second Circuit Rejects Jay Treaty Statute Defense to Criminal Prosecution

Here are the materials in United States v. Malachowski:

Appellant Brief

Appellee Brief

CA2 Order

An excerpt:

Malachowski invokes 8 U.S.C. § 1359, which allows American Indians born in Canada to freely cross the borders of the United States, and contends that he was wrongfully convicted of counts three, four, five, and six.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

This Week In History: July 6-12

July 6, 1189: Richard I is crowned King of England.

July 7, 1911: The United States, Great Britain, Japan, and Russia sign the North Pacific Fur Seal Convention of 1911 banning open-water seal hunting, the first international treaty to address wildlife preservation issues. 92 more words


Unpublished California ICWA Opinion Reversing for Non-Compliance

A long and sad opinion here, but a few things of note:

-as usual, Jay Treaty arguments are brushed aside.

-the State’s assumption that a claim of tribal membership is vague doesn’t mean ICWA might apply. 37 more words