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Bearcomesout v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-6856 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the “separate sovereign” concept actually exists when Congress’s plenary power over Indian tribes and the general erosion of any real tribal sovereignty is amplified by the Northern Cheyenne Tribe’s constitution in such a way that the petitioner’s prosecutions in both tribal and federal court violate the double jeopardy clause of the Fifth Amendment to the U. S. Constitution.

DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 14 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due December 22, 2017)
Nov 29 2017Waiver of right of respondent United States to respond filed.
Dec 07 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/5/2018.
Jan 03 2018Rescheduled.
Mar 21 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/13/2018.
Apr 13 2018Rescheduled.
Apr 16 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/20/2018.
Apr 23 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.
May 07 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
May 14 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/17/2018.
May 21 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/24/2018.
 
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