Tag Archives: 9th Circuit

Profile of 9th Circuit Judge Ronald M. Gould

Here’s my profile of Judge Gould, from the April Federal Lawyer.

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Quileute & Quinault response to request for rehearing/rehearing en banc in ocean U&A case

Here is Quileute & Quinault’s response, addressing issues such as whether the Stevens treaties must be read together, the meaning of “fish” and whether U&As are species-specific, the proper use of the canons of construction, and what we know of … Continue reading

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Washington has Petitioned for Rehearing/Rehearing En Banc in the Culverts Case

Here. Previous coverage of the 9th Circuit panel decision is here. UPDATE (8/23/16): 119-Idaho-Montana Amicus 121-Amicus filed 122-1-Amici motion from Klamath basin 122-2-Klamath basin amici brief UPDATE (5/19/17): Tribal Response US Response

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The 9th Circuit has affirmed the Culverts decision & the treaty habitat right in W. Wash.

Download opinion in U.S. v. Washington (9th Cir. Jun 27, 2016) here. The decision is unanimous. Congratulations to all who worked on it through the years and first and foremost to the Tribes who brought it. Previous coverage and briefs … Continue reading

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Briefs in Te-Moak Tribe et al v. Interior

Appellants’ Brief Appellants, the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians of Nevada (“Te-Moak Tribe”), the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe (“Timbisha Tribe”), the Western Shoshone Defense Project (“WSDP”), and Great Basin Resource Watch (“GBRW”)(collectively, “the Tribes”) challenge the federal Bureau of Land … Continue reading

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Snowbowl En Banc Materials

Indianz.com published the rehearing petitions from the US and the Arizona Snowbowl operators and the oppositions from the Hualapai, Navajo, and Hopi tribes all in one document, here. Our previous post on this case, with all the materials from the … Continue reading

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San Francisco Peaks–Arizona Snowbowl Case to be Heard En Banc by 9th Circuit

From Indianz.com: The sacred San Francisco Peaks in Arizona. Photo Deborah Lee Soltesz/U.S. Geological Survey. Court Order: Navajo Nation v. US Forest Service (October 17, 2007) Earlier Decision: Navajo Nation v. US Forest Service (March 12, 2007) Listen to Oral … Continue reading

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