Court finds Grand Council doesn’t have “force of law”

According to the Cherokee Tribal Court, the Grand Council meeting held in the Charles George Memorial Arena on Tuesday, April 18 doesn’t have the “force of law”.

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By Scott On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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CIPD Arrest Report for April 17-24

Note: The following people were arrested by the Cherokee Indian Police Department and booked into the Anthony Edward Lossiah Justice Center. It should be noted that the following defendants have only been charged with the crimes listed and should be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

By Scott On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Council adds more Articles of Impeachment, Court delays proceedings

It was a busy day for impeachment-related proceedings on Friday, April 21 – the day after the original date set for the Impeachment Hearing before several court motions delayed the event.

By Scott On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Court stays Impeachment Hearing, Council sets new date

The impeachment saga between Tribal Council and Principal Chief Patrick Lambert continues.

By Scott On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Grand Council: Halt impeachment proceedings

For the first time in over two decades, a Grand Council meeting of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians was called.

By Scott On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Mattocks sentenced to two years on federal kidnapping charge

The mother of three Cherokee children who kidnapped them and took them to Mexico has been sentenced to two years in federal prison after pleading guilty to one count of International Parental Kidnapping.

By Scott On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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CIPD Arrest Report for April 10-17

Note: The following people were arrested by the Cherokee Indian Police Department and booked into the Anthony Edward Lossiah Justice Center. It should be noted that the following defendants have only been charged with the crimes listed and should be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

By Scott On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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CIPD Arrest Report for April 3-10

Note: The following people were arrested by the Cherokee Indian Police Department and booked into the Anthony Edward Lossiah Justice Center. It should be noted that the following defendants have only been charged with the crimes listed and should be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

By Scott On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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Rep. McCoy’s Impeachment injunction denied in Tribal Court

A Cherokee Tribal Court judge has denied a preliminary injunction against nine representatives of the Tribal Council of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

By Scott On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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Tribal Court Docket for April 24

Tribal Court Docket for April 24