Tribes Prevail in Standing Rock Suit, Court Orders Army Corps Prepare EIS on Dakota Access Pipeline

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

2020-03-25-dkt-496-memorandum-opinion-re-495-order-on-motions-for-summary-judgment.-signed-by-judge-james-e.-boasberg-on-3252020.pdf

More details later.

Eastern Band Cherokee Sues Interior over Catawba Trust Land Decision

Here is the complaint in Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians v. Dept. of the Interior (D.D.C.):

1-complaint-4.pdf

And here is the Interior decision:

interior-fee-to-trust-decision.pdf

Cherokee Nation Trust Breach Suit Survives Federal Motion to Dismiss

Here are the materials in Cherokee Nation v. Dept. of the Interior (D.D.C.):

1 Complaint

34-1 MTD

39-cherokee-opposition-to-mtd.pdf

41-reply.pdf

42-denial-of-the-us-mtd.pdf

Another Update in Fort Sill Apache Dispute with NIGC

Here are the new, new materials in Fort Sill Apache Tribe v. National Indian Gaming Commission (D.D.C.):

115-1 Fort Sill MSJ

118 NIGC Response

122 Fort Sill Reply

[NIGC Reply TK]

Prior posts here.

D.C. Circuit Briefs in Law Firm’s Effort to Intervene in Yankton Sioux Tribe’s Trust Breach Claim against Interior

Here are the materials in Yankton Sioux Tribe v. Bernhardt:

herman-law’s-opening-brief.pdf

yankton-answer-brief.pdf

federal-answer-brief.pdf

Lower court materials here.