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Last updated February 16, 2010

General Rules of Indian Country Criminal Jurisdiction Apply,  No State Jurisdiction 


No Public Law 280 or similar legislation              

25 U.S.C. § § 1300j-7 (granting Pokagon Band ICWA jurisdiction over service area)

Case Law

Match-e-benash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians v. Engler, 304 F.3 616 (6th Cir. 2002)

Lincoln v. Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe,  967  F. Supp. 966 (E.D. Mich. 1997)

United States ex rel. Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe v. Michigan, 106 F.3d 130 (6th Cir. 1996)

Peterson v. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, 1994 U.S.Dist. LEXIS 1486 (W.D. Mich. 1994)

Wisconsin Potowatomies of Hannahville Indian Community v. Houston, 393 F. Supp. 719 (W.D. Mich. 1973)

People v. Jondreau, 15 Mich.App. 169 (Mich. App. 1968), rev'd, 384 Mich. 539 (1971)

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