Tag Archives: District of Minnesota

White Earth Nation/Honor the Earth Effort to Fight Enbridge Pipelines Fails

Here are the materials in White Earth Nation v. Kerry (D. Minn.): 71 Motion for Summary J 90 Enbridge Motion for Summary J 94 US Motion for Summary J 102 Plaintiff Opposition 103 US Reply 105 Enbridge Reply 113 DCT … Continue reading

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Latest District Court Memorandum and Order in Duluth v. Fond Du Lac

07 28 15 Nelson Decision Given the significant weight that is to be placed on this factor, the Court finds that it tips the balance in favor of granting the Band retrospective relief under Rule 60(b)(6). Although (1) the parties … Continue reading

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Federal Court Imposes $200K Appeal Bond on Wolfchild Appeal

Here are the relevant materials in Wolfchild v. Redwood County (D. Minn.): 208 Lower Sioux Community Motion for Rule 11 Sanctions 291 DCT Order Materials on the court’s dismissal of the claim are here.

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Fond du lac Band Prevails (Again) before Eighth Circuit in Gaming Compact Dispute

Here is the opinion in City of Duluth v. Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa II: City of Duluth v. Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa 8th Circuit Decision An excerpt: We remand to the district court for … Continue reading

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Contract Breach Complaint: Ceridian HCM Inc. v. Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians

Here are the materials in Ceridian HCM, Inc. v. Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians (D. Minn.): 1 Complaint 5 DCT Order to Show Cause An excerpt: In the Complaint, Ceridian HCM alleged that it “is a Delaware corporation with its … Continue reading

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Pro Se Section 1983 Suit against Mille Lacs Ojibwe Dismissed

Here are the materials in Goodman v. Waukey (D. Minn.): 1 Complaint 7 Magistrate Report 11 DCT Order

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White Earth Nation Moves for Summary Judgment in Challenge to Two Oil Pipelines

Here is the motion in White Earth Nation v. Kerry (D. Minn.): 71 Motion for Summary J We posted the complaint here.

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Federal Court Applies Sherrill Defenses, Tribal Immunity to Dismiss Wolfchild Statutory Land Claims

Here is the order in Wolfchild v. Redwood County (D. Minn.): 196 DCT Order Granting Motion to Dismiss An excerpt: The Court finds no basis upon which to distinguish this case from those asserted in Sherrill or Stockbridge. It is clear … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Duluth Suit over Carter Hotel Property

Here are the materials in City of Duluth v. Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians (D. Minn.): 12 Fond du Lac Motion to Dismiss 23 City Motion for PI 32 City Response to Motion to Dismiss 33 … Continue reading

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Motions to Dismiss Pleadings in re: Wolfchild Land Claims

Here are the materials so far in Wolfchild v. Redwood County (D. Minn.): 120 First Amended Complaint 156 Redwood County Motion to Dismiss 164 Landowners Motion to Dismiss 165 Lower Sioux Community Motion to Dismiss 168 Episcopal Diocese Motion to … Continue reading

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