Personal injury

Injury Law

Baldwin, Crocker & Rudd represents a select number of personal injury cases including automobile accidents, workplace injury, trucking accidents and wrongful death.

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Real Estate Law

Baldwin, Crocker & Rudd handles transactions involving commercial real estate, farm and ranch, Native American Housing Development, title insurance issues, access issues, fee-to-trust transactions, and land re-acquisition projects for Native American Tribes.

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Tribe Applauds Settlement of Lawsuit

Channel of Wind River to be Restored to Northern Arapaho Ben Neary Associated Press The Northern Arapaho Tribe is applauding a legal settlement that calls for a Fremont County irrigation district and its former manager to restore the channel of the Wind River west of Riverton. U.S. District Judge Alan B. Johnson of Cheyenne this […]

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10th Circuit Upholds Ruling in Voting Rights Case Fremont County Officials Face Difficult Decision

Originally published by Rone Tempest | FEBRUARY 24, 2012 View original publication LANDER — A federal appeals court on Wednesday, February 22, affirmed a 2010 U.S. district court decision that found discrimination against Native American voters in Fremont County and ordered the county to conduct single-member district elections for county commissioners. Fremont county officials must […]

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Special Health Care Provisions for Indians in ‘Obamacare’ in Need of Protection

  Originally published in The Montana Lawyer. 10th ed. Vol. 40. Helena, MT: State Bar of Montana, n.d. Print. By, Andrew W. Baldwin, Kelly A. Rudd and M.J. Vuinovich Congress exempted American Indians from payment of health insurance deductibles and co-payments under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) (“Obamacare”) as a progressive way to help fulfill […]

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Beating the Bureaucracy: Licensing Land Use Empowers Tribes

For decades, Tribes either have been required to use, or have acquiesced to, a system of “rights of way” to allow access across tribal lands held in trust by the United States and to “leases” for other uses of those lands. After Congress amended 25 U.S.C. §81, Tribes became entitled to issue licenses under a tribal permit system […]

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Winning the “Full Gamut”

Originally published in Indian Gaming | FEBRUARY 2006 The Northern Arapaho are gaining fame as the first Tribe ever to operate Class III gaming without a Tribal-State compact. After running the “full gamut” of the federal Indian gaming process, the Tribe is now entitled to operate the “full gamut” of casino style Class III gambling […]

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Licensing Access for Casinos and Other Development

Originally published in Indian Gaming | OCTOBER 2010 When building casinos and other projects, Tribes have used a system of “rights of way” to allow access across tribal lands held in trust by the United States and to “leases” for other uses of those lands. However, after Congress amended 25 U.S.C §81, Tribes became entitled […]

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Tribal Self-Regulation of Class III Gaming

Originally published in Indian Gaming | April 2006 The Northern Arapaho Tribe is the first ever to operate and self-regulate Class III gaming. Instead of operating under a Tribal-State compact, the Tribe offers Class III gaming under “procedures” issued by the Secretary of the Interior and coordinates its self-regulation of Class III games with the […]

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