Appeal

Native Adoptions
The Cherokee Nation is planning to appeal a decision last week that struck down a law governing the adoptions of Native American children. The law, which was meant to keep the children within Native American families, was deemed unconstitutional by a federal judge in Texas...
Attorney Appeal Immigration Plan
An attorney is appealing a plan by U.S. immigration authorities to deport a Mexican man just months after he settled a lawsuit over claims that he was raped while previously in federal custody in a Montana jail.  The petition with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals was filed Wednesday night on behalf of Audemio Ramirez, who was arrested earlier in the day...
Billings Council to Challenge Judges Ruling
An overwhelming majority of the Billings City Council has voted to appeal a $2.7 million judgment in favor of the city’s police officers for longevity pay.  The 9-1 vote in favor of the challenge included one abstention and one vote by Councilman Mike Yakawich against the appeal...