Tag Archives: District Court for the District of Columbia

Briefs on Federal Motion to Dismiss in Bears Ears Litigation

Here are the materials in Hopi Tribe v. Trump (D. D.C.): 48 DCT Order Denying Transfer Motion 49-1 Federal Motion to Dismiss 50 Intervenors Motion to Dismiss 61 TWS Brief 63 GSCE Brief 71 UDB Brief 72 NRDC Brief 74 … Continue reading

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Tribal Opposition to Trump Administration’s Motion to Change Venue in Bears Ears Matter to Utah

Here is the pleading in Hopi Tribe v. Trump (D.D.C.): Doc. 26 Plaintiffs’ Opposition to Federal Defendants’ Motion to Transfer 2018-02-01 The motion is here.

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Administration Moves for Transfer to Utah in Bears Ears

Here is the motion in Hopi Tribe et al v. Donald J. Trump et al, 17-cv-02590 (D.D.C.): 21 – Federal Defendants’ Motion to Transfer Case to the District of Utah Link: Case Archive

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Court Denies TRO to Prevent Publishing Dakota Access EIS Notice

Download(PDF) DAPL motion and memorandum of law filed January 16, 2017: Doc. 80 – Cross-Claimant Dakota Access, LLC’s Motion Under the All Writs Act to Prevent Publication of Environmental-Impact-Statement Notice in Federal Register, and Emergency Motion for Interim Relief Through … Continue reading

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Butte County Loses Challenge to NIGC Compact Approval

Here are the materials and documents in the matter of Butte County, CA v. Chadhouri et al, 08-cv-00519 (D.C. July 15, 2016): Doc. 115 – Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment Doc. 117 … Continue reading

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Complaint and TRO in Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Burwell

Here. Opening sentences: The Tribe brings this action against the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) and its agency, the Indian Health Service (“IHS”) seeking redress for their decision to use $1.6 million in funds appropriated for the Pine … Continue reading

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Cochise v. Salazar — Race Discrimination Complaint at Interior Dept.

Here is the opinion in Cochise v. Salazar, a case out of the D.C. federal district court — cochise-v-salazar-dct-opinion Summary judgment for the Department.

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Amodor County v. Kempthorne — No Judicial Review of Approval of Gaming Compact by Inaction

Here are the materials in this case involving the Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians: dct-order-amador-county-v-kempthorne doi-motion-to-dismiss amador-opposition doi-reply-brief

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Post-Judgment Motion in Indian Preference Case — Indian Educators Federation v. Kempthorne

This case, decided in April and reported here (see opinion and materials), is in the D.C. district court. Now the question is whether the plaintiffs, who prevailed in April, are entitled to a preliminary injunction demanding the Secretary comply with … Continue reading

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St. Croix Band v. Kempthorne Materials

Here are many of the pleadings in the St. Croix Band v. Kempthorne case reported earlier today (opinion). st-croix-amended-complaint us-motion-to-dismiss-st-croix-complaint st-croix-opposition-to-govt-motion-to-dismiss govt-reply-brief st-croix-supplemental-memorandum govt-response-to-supplemental-memorandum dct-order-denying-preliminary-injunction

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