Federal Court Materials in Dispute over Crow Nation Bank Accounts [arising from leadership dispute]

Here are the materials in First Interstate BancSystem Inc. v. Not Afraid (D. Mont.):

1 Complaint

14 DCT Order

15 Motion to Quash

15-1 Affidavit

18 Second Motion to Quash

18-1 affidavit

Federal Court Dismisses Tort Claim against Crow Health Care Center

Here are the materials in Wilhite v. Awe Kualawaache Care Center (D. Mont.):

29 Motion to Dismiss – sovereign immunity

30 Response

33 Reply

35 Motion to Dismiss – FTCA

38 Response

39 DCT Order

Prior post here.

Federal Court Holds Nonmember Exhausted Tribal Remedies when Tribal Appellate Court Decided Jurisdiction Issues, but Not Merits

Here are the materials in Big Horn County Elec. Coop. v. Big Man (D. Mont.):

1 Complaint

1-4 Absolooke Appeals Court Opinion Part 1

1-5 Absolooke Appeals Court Opinion Part 2

1-7 Crow Tribal Court Opinion

1-9 Motion for Summary Judgment

1-10 Defendant Opposition

1-11 Appellant Brief

1-12 Appellee Brief

32 Big Man Motion to Dismiss

34 Tribal Motion to Dismiss

39 Response

44 Big Man Reply

45 Tribal Reply

48 Magistrate Report

50 Big Horn Objections

53 Big Man Response

54 Tribal Response

55 DCT Order Rejecting Magistrate Report

Herrera v. Wyoming SCOTUS Background Materials

Here are the merit stage briefs:


Petitioner’s Brief

17-532 tsac Indian Law Professors

Crow Tribe Amicus Brief

Eastern Shoshone Amicus Brief

Natural Resources Law Professors Brief

NCAI Brief


Public Health Scholars Brief

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Brief

Southern Ute Indian Tribe and Ute Mountain Ute Tribe

US Merits Brief

Petitioner’s Reply Brief


Respondents Brief

Brief amici curiae of Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies

Amicus Brief of Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies

States Amicus Brief Supporting Respondent

Amicus brief of Safari Club International

Amici Curiae Brief of Wyoming Stock Growers Association

Here are the cert stage briefs:

2017-10-05 Herrera Cert Petition

17-532 Amici Brief Indian Law Professors

Crow Tribe Brief

Scholars Brief

Wyoming opposition to Herrera petition

Cert Stage Reply

17-532 Herrera (ac pet) [US invitation brief]

respondent supplemental brief

petitioner supplemental brief