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Burden of Proof ICWA Case out of South Dakota


In this case, Mother challenged the QEW and the burden of proof requirement for termination of parental rights. The concurrence is particularly useful: 119 more words

Author: Kate E. Fort

Man Who Murdered Adrian Peterson's Son Files Appeal

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The man serving a life sentence for murdering one of Adrian Peterson’s sons wants the South Dakota Supreme Court to take a look at his conviction. 78 more words


South Dakota SCT Decides Matter Involving Shannon County (Pine Ridge) Jury Pools

Here is the opinion in Good Lance v. Black Hills Dialysis (S.D.). From the opinion:

Vera Good Lance sued Black Hills Dialysis, LLC and LeEtta Brewer (collectively, BHD) for negligence after suffering an injury from a fall while at BHD’s facility in Shannon County on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.1 A dispute arose between the parties about whether the circuit court should summon jurors from Shannon County or neighboring Fall River County.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher