courts http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Showing Up To Federal Court Can Be A Hardship For Wind River Residents http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/showing-federal-court-can-be-hardship-wind-river-residents <p>Accessing federal courts for Native Americans living on Wind River Reservation can be a hardship for those forced to use federal judicial services.</p><p>Native American offenders and victims of major crimes that occur in Indian Country go through the federal court system, yet for Wind River residents showing up to court can mean a 600-mile roundtrip. That’s because trials are held primarily at the federal court houses in Casper and Cheyenne.</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 02:29:49 +0000 Irina Zhorov 53491 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Showing Up To Federal Court Can Be A Hardship For Wind River Residents Appeals court upholds large medical malpractice award http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/appeals-court-upholds-large-medical-malpractice-award <p>A federal appeals court has ordered Campbell County Memorial Hospital to pay a Nevada woman $2 million for damages she suffered when a doctor there failed to diagnose that her husband had broken his neck in a vehicle accident.<br>&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 04 Jul 2013 01:01:23 +0000 Associated Press 43173 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Appeals court upholds large medical malpractice award Senate holds Greg Phillips confirmation hearing http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/senate-holds-greg-phillips-confirmation-hearing <p>Wyoming Attorney General Greg Phillips appeared before a U-S Senate committee Tuesday to discuss his nomination to the tenth circuit court of appeals.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Phillips, a Democrat, was nominated by President Barack Obama.&nbsp; During his confirmation hearing, U-S Senator Mike Enzi said that Phillips is well thought of.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 00:13:24 +0000 Bob Beck 38226 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Senate holds Greg Phillips confirmation hearing Tribe says it shouldn't be taxed by the state or county http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/tribe-says-it-shouldnt-be-taxed-state-or-county <p>The Northern Arapaho Tribe is pressing its<br />legal claim that tribal members shouldn&#39;t be subject to taxation by<br />the state of Wyoming or Fremont County on lands around Riverton.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver is set to hear an<br />appeal from the Northern Arapaho next week. The tribe is appealing<br />a 2009 ruling by Judge Clarence Brimmer of Cheyenne that dismissed<br />its legal challenge.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Brimmer ruled the Northern Arapaho Tribe&#39;s lawsuit couldn&#39;t Tue, 01 May 2012 00:38:45 +0000 Associated Press 23363 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Tribe says it shouldn't be taxed by the state or county