Tein v. Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida

Petition for certiorari denied on January 16, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-702 Fl. Dist. Ct. App. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether the judicial doctrine of tribal sovereign immunity bars civil claims against an Indian tribe based on intentional torts and criminal conduct that occurred off-reservation against non-members of the tribe.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 07 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 13, 2017)
Dec 13 2017Brief of respondent Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida in opposition filed.
Dec 27 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/12/2018.
Jan 09 2018Reply of petitioners Lewis Tein, P.L., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 16 2018Petition DENIED.
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