Nooksack Federal/State Litigation Update

Tageant v. Ashby (state court tort suit removed to federal court)







Adams v. Elfo (federal court habeas corpus suit)


Adams v. Dodge (state court tort suit)


Doucette v. Zinke (federal APA suit)


Update in San Pasqual Band Membership Suits

Here are the materials in Alegre v. United States (S.D. Cal.):

44 second Amended Complaint

46-1 US Motion to Dismiss

48 Response

49 Reply

50-1 Individual Defendants MTD

53 Response

59 DCT Order Dismissing SAC

62 Third Amended Complaint

68-1 US Motion to Dismiss

79 Response

83 Individual Defendants Reply

85 US Reply

98 DCT Order Dismissing Third Amended Complaint

Nooksack Update: Rabang v. Kelly II (9th Cir.); Doucette v. Bernhardt (W.D. Wash))

District court materials (prior post here):

28 Doucette v. Bernhardt 3-7-19 Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment

32 Doucette v. Bernhardt 4-18-19 Defendants’ Consolidated Memorandum in Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment and in Support of Defendants’ Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment

33 Doucette v. Bernhardt 5-10-19 Plaintiffs’ Consolidated Reply in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment and in Opposition to Defendants’ Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment

34 Doucette v. Bernhardt 5-31-19 Reply re Defendants’ Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment

Ninth Circuit materials:

35 Rabang v. Kelly II 6-13-19 Stay Order

Effort to Stop Cherokee Election Rejected

Here are the materials in Fleming v. Cherokee Nation (D.D.C.):

1 Complaint

2-5 Motion for TRO

6 Cherokee Opposition

9 Cherokee Motion to Dismiss

12 Federal Motion to Dismiss

13 Plaintiffs’ Response

15 Federal Reply

17 DCT Order

Federal Court Denies Sanctions Request in Dismissed Intra-Tribal Leadership Dispute

Here are the materials in Tribal Council of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma v. Foster (W.D. Okla.):

1 Complaint

9 Notice of Voluntary Dismissal

13 Motion for Sanctions

13-5 Wilkinson v Hamilton Tribal Court Opinion

13-30 Hamilton v Election Commission Tribal Court Opinion

16 Notice of Voluntary Dismissal

17 Response to Motion for Sanctions

18 Reply

20 DCt Order

Federal Court Declines to Enjoin Secretarial Election at Calif. Valley Miwok

Here are the materials in Aranda v. Sweeney (E.D. Cal.):

1 Complaint

4-2 Motion for TRO

4-3 Declaration of Everyone

6 DCT Order Denying Motion for TRO

MHA Nation Tribal Member Effort to Force Secretarial Election over Voting Rights Fails

Here are the materials in Cross v. Dept. of Interior (D. Ariz.):