Tag Archives: District of Arizona

Federal Court Splits Liability under CERCLA for 19 Uranium Mines at Navajo

Here are the materials in El Paso Natural Gas Co. LLC v. United States (D. Ariz.): 186 US Post-Trial Brief 187 El Paso Post-Trial Brief 203 US Reply 204 El Paso Reply 217 DCT Order Prior posts here.

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Arizona Tribes Sue Army Corps over Mine Approval on Santa Rita Mountains

Here is the complaint in Tohono O’odham Nation v. Helmlinger (D. Ariz.): 1-complaint-6.pdf

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Hopi Tribe Effort to Stop Shutdown of Navajo Generating Station Fails

Here are the materials in Hopi Tribe v. Central Arizona Water Conservation District (D. Ariz.): 1 Complaint 22 Motion to Dismiss 23 Motion for Judicial Notice 36 Gila River Indian Tribe MTD 40 Hopi Response to 23 41 Hope Response … Continue reading

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MHA Nation Tribal Member Effort to Force Secretarial Election over Voting Rights Fails

Here are the materials in Cross v. Dept. of Interior (D. Ariz.): 1-complaint-1.pdf 10-motion-to-dismiss.pdf 11-response.pdf 12-reply.pdf 18-dct-order.pdf 65ibia089.pdf 65ibia157.pdf

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Ak-Chin Prevails (with US Help) in Water Dispute with Central Arizona Water Conservation District

Here are the materials in Ak-Chin Indian Community v. Central Arizona Water Conservation District (D. Ariz.): 65 CAWCD Counterclaim 74 US Answer 76 US Motion to Dismiss 65 80 CAWCD Response to 76 82 Reply in Support of 76 102 … Continue reading

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Judge Rayes Denies Stay Requested due to Government Shutdown

“The federal government’s voluntary refusal to pay for its own agency’s legal representation—despite ample resources to do so—does not constitute good cause for delaying this case.” 2019 01 10 order denying stay UPDATE (Background materials): 1 complaint 15 motion to … Continue reading

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Federal Court Allows Former Tribal Health Employee’s Suit to Proceed against Feds

Here are the materials in Goss v. United States (D. Ariz.): 1 Complaint 17 Tribal Motion to Dismiss 21 US Motion to Dismiss 28 Response to 21 29 Response to 17 32 US Reply 33 Tribal Reply 34 DCT Order

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Begay v. Office of Navajo and Hopi Relocation

Here: Opening Brief Answering Brief Lower court materials in Begay v. Office of Navajo and Hopi Relocation (D. Ariz.) here: 1 Complaint 44 Begay MSJ 58 US Response 60 Begay Reply 64 US Reply 66 DCT Order

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Federal Court Allows FTCA Suit re: Navajo Nation Police Vehicle Accident to Proceed

Here are the materials in Stearney v. United States (D. Ariz.): 59 Amended Complaint 92 US Motion for Summary J 108 Response 118 Reply 119 DCT Order

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Federal Trade Commission Sues Auto Dealership for Deceptive Trade Practices Near Navajo Reservation

Here is the complaint in FTC v. Tate’s Auto (D. Ariz.): ftc v. tate’s auto

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