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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

South Dakota Supreme Court Declines Jurisdiction over Challenge to Transfer of Trust Land

Here is the opinion:

Estate of Ducheneaux v Ducheneaux

An excerpt:

The Estate of Wayne Kenneth Ducheneaux appeals the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court’s denial of its motion for summary judgment and that court’s dismissal of the Estate’s action for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

James McVay, Man Who Plotted to Kill President Obama, Gets Death Sentence

In 2011 a South Dakota man stabbed a 75-year-old woman and stole her car. His plan was to drive to Washington, D.C., and kill President Barack Obama. 143 more words