Witchetaw Tribal Court System
The Witchetaw Tribal Court System consists of two separate courts, the Witchetaw Criminal and Civil Court For Diversity Of Citizenship and the Witchetaw Tribal Courts. The Witchetaw Constitution and Sovereign Articles provides that all judicial review powers of the Witchetaw Tribes shall be vested in the Council of Elders, and in such subordinate commissions and/or courts as the Tribal Council may from time to time ordain and establish. The Witchetaw Moor Tribal Courts has exclusive jurisdiction in matter of the Tribe over any type of dispute, civil and criminal that arises out of or is related to the Diversity of Citizenship between the Tribe and US Citizens.
The Witchetaw Moor Tribal Court, established by the Tribal Council per treaty 8 Stat 484 Between Morocco And United States of America Choice of Law Clause In Article 21 English Translation of 1786, Agreed to Foreign Law to determine Jurisdiction. is a Treaty court of Diversity of Citizenship , which may be exercised in any area over which the Tribal Council has given it authority to act.
Both the Witchetaw Judicial Court Of Record and the Witchetaw Tribal Court have two levels, a Trial Court and a Court of Appeals. For the Witchetaw Moor Tribal Court, however, the articles and provisions of Treaties 8 Stat. 484 and 7 Stat. 474 provides for a final review of Court decisions by the Council of Elders.
Witchetaw Tribal Law And Treaty Courts
Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure
Rules of Appellate Procedure