Tuesday, October 01, 2013

U.S. v. First (9th Cir. - Oct. 1, 2013)

There may potentially be some advantages to being a member of an Indian tribe.

But having the right to counsel in tribal court when you're poor isn't one of them.

You'd be entitled to an attorney anywhere else in the United States.  But not on your reservation.

Sovereign nation.  Fewer rights.