Tag Archives: District of Montana

Amended Complaint in Keystone XL Challenge

Here is the pleading in Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. Trump (D. Mont.): Doc. 51-1 Proposed Amended Complaint Other Keystone XL posts here.

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Yellowstone Bison Environmental Suit Dismissed

Here are the materials in Cottonwood Environmental Law Center v. Bernhardt (D. Mont.): 33 Motion to File Second Amended Complaint + Proposed Complaint 36 State Response to 33 38 Federal Response to 33 39 Reply in Support of 33 45 … Continue reading

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Federal Court Holds Individual Members of Tribal Corporate Board Can Be Sued under False Claims Act

Here are the materials in Cain v. Salish Kootenai College (D. Mont.): 110 SKC Motion to Certify 112 Individual Defendants MTD 115 Response to 110 116 Response to 112 117 Reply in Support of 110 118 Reply in Support of … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Bank Suit in Crow Nation Leadership Dispute

Here is the order in First Interstate BancSystem Inc. v. Not Afraid (D. Mont.): 20 DCT Order Briefs are here.

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Federal Court Materials in Dispute over Crow Nation Bank Accounts [arising from leadership dispute]

Here are the materials in First Interstate BancSystem Inc. v. Not Afraid (D. Mont.): 1 Complaint 14 DCT Order 15 Motion to Quash 15-1 Affidavit 18 Second Motion to Quash 18-1 affidavit

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Federal Court Rejects Individual Blackfeet Members’ Objection to Water Compact

Here are the materials in Enrolled Members of the Blackfeet Tribe v. Crowe (D. Mont.): 1 Pro Se Complaint 20 US Motion to Dismiss 29 Motion to File Amended Complaint 33 US 2d Motion to Dismiss 43 Magistrate Findings 47 … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Tort Claim against Crow Health Care Center

Here are the materials in Wilhite v. Awe Kualawaache Care Center (D. Mont.): 29 Motion to Dismiss – sovereign immunity 30 Response 33 Reply 35 Motion to Dismiss – FTCA 38 Response 39 DCT Order Prior post here.

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Federal Court Holds Nonmember Exhausted Tribal Remedies when Tribal Appellate Court Decided Jurisdiction Issues, but Not Merits

Here are the materials in Big Horn County Elec. Coop. v. Big Man (D. Mont.): 1 Complaint 1-4 Absolooke Appeals Court Opinion Part 1 1-5 Absolooke Appeals Court Opinion Part 2 1-7 Crow Tribal Court Opinion 1-9 Motion for Summary Judgment … Continue reading

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Tribes Sue over Keystone XL Pipeline

Here: ROSEBUD SIOUX TRIBE AND FORT BELKNAP INDIAN COMMUNITY FILE SUIT AGAINST KEYSTONE XL The Rosebud Sioux Tribe (Sicangu Lakota Oyate) and the Fort Belknap Indian Community (Assiniboine (Nakoda) and Gros Ventre (Aaniiih) Tribes) in coordination with their counsel, the … Continue reading

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Federal Court Issues TRO in Grizzly Bear Delisting Case

Here are the materials in Crow Indian Tribe v. Dept. of Interior (D. Mont.): 251 Motion for TRO 252 Organizational Plaintiffs Motion for TRO 253 Brief in Support 254 DCT Order Granting TRO Prior posts here.

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