Alvarado v. Table Mountain Rancheria (9th Cir.) Materials

Yesterday, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of claims by a class represented by Pearl Alvarado that they are entitled to membership in the Table Mountain Rancheria. The Ninth Circuit did not address the tribe’s claim of sovereign immunity, but instead ruled that the plaintiffs failed to establish subject matter jurisdiction.


Here are the materials:

Ninth Circuit Opinion

Alvarado Opening Brief

United States Response Brief

Tribal Response Brief

Alvarado Reply Brief

The district court materials are here:

District Court Order of Dismissal

United States Motion to Dismiss

Tribal Motion to Dismiss

Alvarado Response to Motions to Dismiss

Federal Reply Memorandum