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Jurisdiction

Last updated February 16, 2010

Mandatory Public Law  280 State Jurisdiction

Legislation

Public Law 280 -- 18 U.S.C. § 1162; 25 U.S.C. 1360, as amended; 25 U.S.C. §§ 1321-22 (repealing Ch. 604, P.L. 81-322, Oct. 5, 1949; 63 Stat. 705, which had granted the state civil and criminal jurisdiction over the Agua Caliente Reservation)

61 Fed. Reg. 1779 (1996) (approving reassumption of exclusive jurisdiction by Washoe Tribe over certain Indian Child Welfare Act matters)

Case Law

Doe v. Mann, 415 F.3d 1038 (9th Cir. 2005)

Lamere v. Superior Court, 31 Cal. Rptr. 3d 880 (Ct. App. 2005)

Cabazon Band of Mission Indians v. Smith, 388 F.3d 691 (9th Cir. 2004)

Inyo County v. Paiute-Shoshone Indians of the Bishop Cmty. of the Bishop Colony, 538 U.S. 701 (U.S. 2003)

Linneen v. Gila River Indian Cmty., 276 F.3d 489 (9th Cir. 2002)

Friends of East Willits Valley v. County of Mendocino, 123 Cal. Rptr.2d 708 (Ct. App. 2002)

Great Western Casinos, Inc. v. Morongo Band of Mission Indians, 88 Cal. Rptr.2d 828 (Ct. App. 1999)

In re Marriage of Purnel, 60 Cal. Rptr.2d 667 (Ct. App. 1997)

Round Valley Indian Hous. Auth. v. Hunter, 907 F. Supp. 1343 (N.D. Cal. 1995)

Middletown Rancheria of Pomo Indians v. Workers Comp. App. Bd., 71 Cal. Rptr.2d 105 (Ct. App. 1995)

Sycuan Band of Mission Indians v. Roache, 38 F.3d 402 (9th Cir. 1994), amended, 54 F.3d 535 (9th Cir. 1995)

People v. Lowry, 34 Cal. Rptr.2d 382 (App. Dep’t Super. Ct. 1994)

Quechan Indian Tribe v. McMullen, 984 F.2d 304 (9th Cir. 1993)

Hoopa Valley Tribe v. Blue Lake Forest Products, Inc., 143 B.R. 563 (N.D. Cal. 1992), aff’d, 30 F.3d 1138 (9th Cir. 1994)

Inland Casino Corp. v. Superior Court, 10 Cal. Rptr.2d 497 (Ct. App. 1992)

County of Inyo v. Jeff, 277 Cal. Rptr. 841 (Ct. App. 1991)

Boisclair v. Superior Court, 801 P.2d 305 (Cal. 1990)

California v. Cabazon Band of Mission Indians, 480 U.S. 202 (1987)

Segundo v. City of Rancho Mirage, 813 F.2d 1387 (9th Cir. 1987)

All Mission Indian Hous. Auth. v. Silvas, 680 F. Supp. 330 (C.D. Cal. 1987)

Zachary v. Wilk, 219 Cal. Rptr. 122 (Ct. App. 1985)

Rice v. Rehner, 463 U.S. 713 (1983)

United States v. County of Humboldt, 615 F.2d 1260 (9th Cir. 1980)

In re Humboldt Fir., Inc., 426 F. Supp. 292 (N.D. Cal 1977), aff’d, 625 F.2d 330 (9th Cir. 1980)

Santa Rosa Band of Indians v. Kings County, 532 F.2d 655 (9th Cir. 1977)

In re Carmen, 48 Cal. 2d 851, 313 P.2d 817 (1957)

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