Tag Archives: D.C. District Court.

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

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Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians v. Dept. of Interior Complaint

Filed in the District Court for D.C.: 1 Complaint

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Timbisha Shoshone Tribe Sue under Homeland Act

Here is the complaint in Timbisha Shoshone Tribe v. Bernhardt (D.D.C.): 1-complaint-2.pdf

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Federal Court Orders Partial Supplementation to Dakota Access Pipeline Administrative Record

Here is the order in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers (D.D.C.): SRST v USACOE

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Muscogee Freedmen Descendants Forced to Exhaust Tribal Remedies

Here is the order in Muscogee Creek Indian Freedmen Band v. Bernhardt (D.D.C.): 29 DCT Order Briefs here.

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D.C. Circuit Briefs in Moncrief v. Dept. of Interior

Here: US Voluntary Dismissal Intervenor Appellant Brief Blackfeet Amicus Brief Lower court materials: 1 Complaint 19 Moncrief MSJ 21 Federal Cross MSJ 24 Intervenors Cross MSJ 26 Moncrief Reply 28 Federal Reply 29 Intervenors Reply 37 DCT Order

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Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment Denied in Seminole/IHS Dispute

Here are the materials in Seminole Tribe of Florida v. Azar (D.D.C.): 9 Seminole MSJ 14 US Response + Cross Motion 15 Seminole Reply 17 US Reply 20 DCT Order Complaint here.

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Federal Court Affirms BIA Recognition Decision in Cayuga Nation Leadership Dispute

Here are the materials in Cayuga Nation v. Bernhardt (D.D.C.): 47 Plaintiff Cayuga MSJ 50-1 Defendant Cayuga MSJ 51 Federal MSJ 57 Plaintiff Cayuga Reply 59 Reformatted Plaintiff Cayuga MSJ 63 Defendant Cayuga Reply 64 Federal Reply 72 DCT Order … Continue reading

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Federal Court Allows Pequots to Amend Complaint re: Improper Political Influence over Zinke in Gaming Compact Approval

Here are the new materials in State of Connecticut v. Dept. of Interior (D.D.C.): 60-1 Mashantucket Motion to File Amended Complaint 60-2 First Amended Complaint 62 Interior Opposition 63 MGM Opposition 65 Reply 66 Mashantucket Notice of Supplemental Authority 67 MGM … Continue reading

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D.C. District Court Transfers MHA Nation Suit against BLM Drilling Permit Approvals to North Dakota

Here are the materials in Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation v. Dept. of Interior (D.D.C.): 1 Complaint 10 Slawson Motion to Intervene 17 DCT Order Granting 10 18 Slawson Motion to Transfer Case to DND 23 DOI Joinder to 18 … Continue reading

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