Transcript available here. Here are some interesting passages: Justice Sotamayor (questioning counsel for Dollar General at p 10): States appoint judges. Sometimes they’re elected, but often they’re appointed. We don’t think it lacks being a neutral forum because the State can sue a citizen there. We think of it as neutral because the judges are neutral.…
From Turtle Talk, here. Here is the oral argument link, and briefs and lower court materials here.
From Turtle Talk, here. In both cases, the court concluded that the tribal courts did not have jurisdiction over tort claims brought against public schools in tribal court. Here is the opinion in Belcourt Public School District v. Davis. Briefs are here. Here is the opinion in Fort Yates Public School District No. 4 v.…