Federal Magistrate Recommends in Favor of Tribal Jurisdiction over Utility Co-op

Here are the new materials in Big Horn County Elec. Coop. v. Big Man (D. Mont.):

99 Big Horn Response to Big Man MSJ

100 Big Man Response to Big Horn MSJ

102 Tribal Response to Big Horn MSJ

104 Big Horn Reply

105 Big Man Reply

106 Tribal Reply

129 Magistrate Report

Prior post with additional briefing here.

Ninth Circuit Decides Crow Indian Tribe v. United States [Grizzly Bear Delisting]

Here is the opinion. The court affirmed the district court’s order to remand the decision back to Fish and Wildlife Service.

Here are the briefs.

Fort Peck Tribe Sues Interior over Keystone XL Pipeline

Here is the complaint in Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation v. Dept. of the Interior (D. Mont.):

1 Complaint

Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes’ Corporation Brings Contract Breach Action

Here is the complaint in Sxʷnq̓ʔels l Suw̓ečm / Ksukⱡiⱡmumaⱡ ʾA·kጦaⱡmukwaʾits d/b/a Energy Keepers Inc. v. Hyperblock LLC (D. Mont.):

6 Amended Complaint

Ninth Circuit Materials in Crow Indian Tribe v. United States [Grizzly Bear Delisting]


Federal Opening Brief

Humane Society Opening Brief

Idaho Opening Brief

Montana Opening Brief

Safari Club Opening Brief

Sportsmen’s Alliance Opening Brief

Wyoming Farm Bureau Opening Brief

Wyoming Opening Brief

Crow Answer Brief

Northern Cheyenne Tribe Answer Brief

Wildearth Guardians Answer Brief

Alliance for the Wild Rockies Answer Brief

Federal Reply

Idaho Reply

Montana Reply Brief

Safari Club Reply

Sportsmen’s Alliance Reply

Wyoming Farm Bureau Reply

Wyoming Reply

Lower court materials here.

Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes Prevail in Trespass Action re: Big Arm Town Site

Here are the updated materials in Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes v. Lake County Board of Commissioners (D. Mont.):

88 County MSJ

89 Lundeen Response to CSKT MSJ

93 Tribe Reply in Support of MSJ

96 CSKT Response to Defs’ MSJs

100 County Reply in Support of MSJ

108 DCT Order

Prior post here.

Federal Court Vacates Keystone XL Permit, Orders Remand to Federal Agency

Here is the order in Northern Plains Resource Council v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (D. Mont.):

130 DCT Order

Briefs in Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. Trump here.

Federal Court Dismisses FTCA/Section 1983 Claim against Feds for Actions of Fort Peck Tribal Court

Here are the materials in Leachman v. United States (D. Mont.):

Federal Court Allows RICO Action against Crow Health Care Center to Proceed (for now)

Here are the materials in Wilhite v. Littlelight (D. Mont.):

Post in related case here.