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Still Fighting Over Cobell/Pigford Attorney Fees: D.C. Court of Appeals Decides Boyd v. Kilpatrick Townsend

Here is the opinion,

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Status Report on Cobell Distributions

Here is the pleading in Estate of Cobell v. Jewell (D. D.C.): 2015-12-18 4163 Plaintiffs_ Report to the Court Regarding the Status of Historical Accounting and

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Pro Se Effort to Tap into Cobell Settlement Money Fails

Here are the materials in Green v. United States (Fed. Cl.): 5 US Motion to Dismiss 6 DCT Order

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D.C. Circuit Briefs in Effort to Recover Litigation Expenses from Cobell Settlement Fund

Here: 1 Opening Brief 2 Appellee Brief 3 Reply Brief 4 Indian Land Tenure Foundation Amicus Brief Lower court materials here.

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Bakken Shale Allotment Owners’ Class Action against US for Trust Breach Dismissed

Here are the materials in Two Shields v. United States (Fed. Cl.): 1 Complaint 6-1 US Motion for Summary J 11 Two Shields Opposition 12 Two Shields Motion for Discovery 14 US Reply in Support of Motion for Summary J … Continue reading

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Another Fight over Attorneys Fees in Cobell Settlement

Here are the materials in Boyd v. Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton (D. D.C.): 1-1 D.C. Court Complaint 7 Gingold Motion to Dismiss 11 Kilpatrick Townsend Motion to Dismiss 13 Boyd Motion to Remand 21 Boyd Opposition to Gingold Motion 22 Boyd … Continue reading

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Who Won American Indian Law and Policy, 2014, Second Round, Bracket 4 of 4

Now we move onto the Category 4 hurricane, groups. #1 1491s v. #9 Cobell settlement beneficiaries The 1491s love Jim Thorpe (I think) but not his captor, winning with 93 percent of the vote. Potheads didn’t get out of bed … Continue reading

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Who Won Indian Law and Policy 2014? First Round Bracket — 7 of 8

Now we move to Category 4, which is another miscellaneous category of sorts. Thanks for bearing with me through this. Category 4 — Groups # 1 1491s Funny people. Appeared on The Daily Show and had a fine time with … Continue reading

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Federal Court Denies Litigation Expenses Motion (Again?)

Here are the new materials in Cobell v. Jewell (D.D.C.): 4059 Emergency Motion 4061 Response 4062 Reply 4063 DCT Order Prior order here.

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Federal Court Denies Motion to Recover Cobell Litigation Expenses

Here are the materials: 3839 Motion for Expenses 3846 Federal Opposition 3848 Cobell Reply 4033 DCT Order Denying Motion An excerpt: Pending before the Court is Plaintiffs’ Motion for Reconsideration of Class Representatives’ Expense Application [ECF No. 3839]. The motion … Continue reading

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