Archive for Category: Eighth Circuit

Eighth Circuit Affirms Upward Departure from Sentencing Guidelines in Indian Country DV Case Based on 27 Prior Tribal Court Convictions

Here are the materials in United States v. Good Left: Unpublished Opinion: 231295U.pdfDownload Opening Brief.pdfDownload Government Brief.pdfDownload Reply.pdfDownload

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Eighth Circuit Shows Against Why FTCA’s Discretionary Function Exception Should Be Canned

Here is the cursory, bloodless opinion in Mound v. United States. Briefs here. Lower court materials here. An excerpt: In 2014, the Tribe identified a culvert—a

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