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Water Protector Legal Collective (WPLC), the official on-the-ground legal representation for #NoDapl Water Protectors at Standing Rock, in partnership with the NLG.

45 #NoDAPL Cases Dismissed; Warrants Quashed Upon Review Ordered by Judiciary

North Dakota prosecutors abandon dozens of cases due to no “good faith belief that the underlying charges can be proven."On December 7, 2018, Water Protector Legal Collective received an early winter solstice gift that...

Michael “Rattler” Markus Sentenced to 36 Months, Will Self-Surrender in November

Water Protector Legal Collective reports on the sentencing of Water Protector Michael "Rattler" Markus. Bismarck, ND: Michael “Rattler” Markus was sentenced yesterday to a 36 month federal prison term pursuant to a non-cooperating plea agreement,...

Standing Rock Water Protector Little Feather Reaches Non-Cooperating Plea Agreement

MANDAN, NORTH DAKOTA – On Thursday February 8, Michael Giron will appear in federal court in Bismarck for a change of plea hearing as per the terms of a non-cooperating agreement with prosecutors. Mr. Giron, who...

Standing Rock Water Protector Rattler Reaches Non-Cooperating Plea Agreement

MANDAN, NORTH DAKOTA – A change of plea hearing has been scheduled for Michael Markus, who is known as Rattler, after reaching a non-cooperating plea agreement with prosecutors. Under the agreement, the government will drop...

Red Fawn Fallis Reaches Non-Cooperating Plea Agreement

Mandan, ND: Attorneys for Red Fawn Fallis today notified the court of a change of plea pursuant to an agreement with prosecutors. If the judge accepts the plea, the government will drop the most...