Tag Archives: Dakota Access Pipeline

Reviews of Nick Estes’ “Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance”

NPR The Intercept HNN The book webpage from Verso is here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Dakota Access Pipeline-Related RICO Suit Brought by Pipeline Co. against Greenpeace and Individual Indians

Here are the materials in Energy Transfer Equity LP v. Greenpeace International (D.N.D.): 95 Amended Complaint 102 Greenpeace Fund MTD 103-1 Greenpeace Intl MTD 111 Response 121 Two Bulls MTD 125 Response 126 Two Bulls Reply 130 Montoya MTD 131 … Continue reading

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Iowa Law Review Student Scholarship on How NHPA Fails Tribal Interests

Amanda M. Marincic has published “The National Historic Preservation Act: An Inadequate Attempt to Protect the Cultural and Religious Sites of Native Nations” in the Iowa Law Review. An excerpt: Beginning in 2016, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe engaged in … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Yankton Sioux Arguments on Dakota Access Pipeline

Here are the materials in the consolidated cases known as Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers (D.D.C.): 292 Yankton Sioux Tribe Motion for Summary J 317-1 Army Corps Response 319 Dakota Access Response 324 Reply … Continue reading

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New Scholarship on DAPL and Tribal Jurisdiction

Andrew Rome has published “Black Snake on the Periphery: The Dakota Access Pipeline and Tribal Jurisdictional Sovereignty” in the North Dakota Law Review.

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Court Finds Tribes’ Interim Conditions Reasonable and Appropriate

Here is the opinion in the matter of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe et al v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers et al (D.D.C. 16-cv-01534): Doc. 304 – Memorandum Opinion Link: Previous posts, other documents related to Dakota Access Pipeline

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The Tribes’ Reply in Support of Remand Conditions and Proposed Order

Here are the documents in the matter of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe et al v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers et al (D.D.C. 16-cv-01534): Doc. 293 Reply in Support of Imposition of Remand Conditions Doc. 293-1 Proposed Order Other materials posted here.

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Eighth Circuit Rejects Effort to Enjoin Police Use of Dangerous Weapons at Standing Rock

Here is the unpublished opinion in Dundon v. Kirchmeier. Briefs: Appellant Brief ACLU Amicus Brief Appellee Brief Reply Brief

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North Dakota SCT Declines to Terminate the Special Provision of Legal Services Order

Here is the court’s order in In the Matter of a Petition to Terminate the Special Provision of Legal Services by Qualified Attorneys From Outside North Dakota: 20160436_op_Petition to Terminate Special Provision of Legal Services Prior post here.

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Environmental Assessment Not Vacated on Remand in Dakota Access

Here are the documents in the matter of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe et al v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers et al (D.D.C. 16-cv-01534): Doc. 283 – Order Doc. 284 – Memorandum Opinion Other materials posted here. Excerpt: In light … Continue reading

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