INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. III, Laws     (Compiled to December 1, 1913)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1913.


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ACTS OF THE SIXTY-FIRST CONGRESS—THIRD SESSION, 1910-1911.
CHAP. 3 | CHAP. 91 | CHAP. 143 | CHAP. 210 | CHAP. 231 | CHAP. 246 | CHAP. 272 | CHAP. 276

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Chapter 231
Sections 24 | 27 | 182

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Chap. 231 Judicial code.
Chap. 231 Title.
Chap. 231 The Judiciary.
Chap. 231 36 Stat., 1091.
Chap. 231 District Courts, jurisdiction.
Sec. 24 Original jurisdiction.
Sec. 24 Indian allotments.
    36 Stat., 1094, amended, post, 512.
Sec. 27 Indian reservations, South Dakota.
Sec. 27 Criminal jurisdiction in district court.
Chap. 231 36 Stat., 1135.
Chap. 231 Court of Claims.
Sec. 182 Appeals in Indian cases, etc.
    36 Stat, 1142.

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Chapter 231
    May, 3, 1911 [S. 7031.] | [Public, No. 475.] 36 Stat., 1087.
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An act to codify, revise, and amend the laws relating to the judiciary.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the laws relating to the judiciary be, and they hereby are, codified, revised, and amended, with title, chapters, headnotes, and sections, entitled, numbered, and to read as follows:

TITLE.

THE JUDICIARY.

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CHAPTER TWO.

DISTRICT COURTS—JURISDICTION.

SEC. 24

The district courts shall have original jurisdiction as follows:


Twenty-fourth. Of all actions, suits, or proceedings involving the right of any person, in whole or in part of Indian blood or descent, to any allotment of land under any law or treaty.


SEC. 27

The district court of the United States for the district of South Dakota shall have jurisdiction to hear, try, and determine all actions and proceedings in which any person shall be charged with the crime of murder, manslaughter, rape, assault with intent to kill, arson, burglary, larceny, or assault with a dangerous weapon, committed within the limits of any Indian reservation in the State of South Dakota.


CHAPTER SEVEN.

THE COURT OF CLAIMS.

SEC. 182

In any case brought in the Court of Claims under any act of Congress by which that court is authorized to render a judgment or decree against the United States, or against any Indian tribe or any Indians, or against any fund held in trust by the United States for any Indian tribe or for any Indians, the claimant, or the United States, or the tribe of Indians, or other party in interest shall have the same right of appeal as is conferred under sections two hundred and forty-two and two hundred and forty-three; and such right shall be exercised only within the time and in the manner therein prescribed.


Approved, March 3, 1911.


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