Cherokee Nation Prevails Against Insurance Company over Pandemic-Forced Business Shutdown

Here are the materials in Cherokee Nation v. Lexington Ins. Co. (Cherokee County Dist. Ct.):

2020-4-13 Petition

2020-08-11 Cherokee first MPSJ

2020-09-14 Arch Opposition Brief – OK MPSJ

2020-09-14 Aspen resp to MPSJ

2020-09-14 Evanston Supp Resp to MPSJ

2020-09-14 HALLMARK CHEROKEE – Hallmark Resp to MPSJ

2020-09-14 INSURERS Opp Cherokee’s MPSJ

2020-09-14 Landmark – Cherokee – Supp Opposition Brief – OK MSJ

2020-09-14 XL’s Opposition to Cherokee’s MPSJ [20-0914]

2020-11-20 Notice of Supp Authortiy (Western District)

2020-12-11 – Cherokee Reply to Arch- MSJ

2020-12-11 – Cherokee Reply to Aspen – MPSJ

2020-12-11 – Cherokee Reply to Evanston – MPSJ

2020-12-11 – Cherokee Reply to Hallmark – MPSJ

2020-12-11 – Cherokee Reply to Landmark – MPSJ

2020-12-11 – Cherokee Reply to Liberty Mutual – MPSJ

2020-12-11 – Cherokee Reply to XL Insurance America – MPSJ

2020-12-11 Cherokee Reply to Insurers MPSJ

2020-12-17 Cherokee – Liberty Mutual, Landmark, Arch Motion for Leave to file SurRely

2020-12-17 Insurers’ Ntc of Supplemental Authority

2021-01-06 Arch Sur-Reply to MPSJ

2021-01-06 Landmark Sur-Reply to MPSJ

2021-01-06 Liberty Mutual Sur-Replyto MPSJ

2021-01-14 Order – Granting Cherokee’s MPSJ

SCOTUS Grants CARES Act Cases

Here is today’s order list. The Court granted the consolidated cases of Mnuchin v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation and Alaska Native Village Corporation Assn. v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation.

Here are the cert stage briefs.

Here are the lower court materials.

Cert Stage Briefs in CARES Act Funding Eligibility Matter [Mnunchin v. Chehalis/ANVC v. Chehalis]

Here:

Mnuchin v Chehalis Cert Petition

Alaska Native Corps Cert Petition

Members of Congress Amicus Brief

State of Alaska Amicus Brief

Chehalis Brief in Opposition

Ute Tribe BIO

Cheyenne River Sioux BIO

ANVCA Reply

Federal Petitioner’s Reply

Lower court materials here.

Materials in Suit against Caesars [Rincon Band]

Here are the materials so far in Pilant v. Caesars Entertainment Services Inc. (S.D. Cal.):

1 Notice of Removal

1-5 Complaint

3-1 Motion to Dismiss

4 Response

5 Reply

6 DCT Order

An excerpt:

This matter is before the Court on a motion by specially appearing Defendants Caesars Enterprise Services, LLC (“CES”) and Caesars Entertainment, Inc. (“CEI”) to dismiss the complaint for failure to join an indispensable party and for lack of personal jurisdiction. The motion has been fully briefed, and the Courtdeems it suitable for submission without oral argument. As discussed below, the motion to dismiss for failure to join an indispensable party is denied and the motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction is granted in part and denied in part.