Tag Archives: District of North Dakota

Eighth Circuit Decides Kodiak Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. v. Burr]

Here. Excerpt: A dispute over the practice of flaring natural gas from oil wells fuels the legal controversy in this case: the scope of Native American tribal court authority over  nonmembers. Several members of the MHA Nation sued numerous non-tribal oil … Continue reading

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Federal Court Materials in MHA Nation Allottees Trespass Suit against Oil and Gas Companies

Here are the materials so far in Hall v. Tesoro High Plains Gas Co. LLC (D.N.D.): 9-amended-complaint.pdf 21-motion-to-dismiss.pdf 30-response.pdf 35-reply.pdf Here are materials in a related case, Chase v. Andeavor Logistics LP (W.D. Tex.): 22 Motion to Transfer 25 Memo … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Dakota Access Pipeline-Related RICO Suit Brought by Pipeline Co. against Greenpeace and Individual Indians

Here are the materials in Energy Transfer Equity LP v. Greenpeace International (D.N.D.): 95 Amended Complaint 102 Greenpeace Fund MTD 103-1 Greenpeace Intl MTD 111 Response 121 Two Bulls MTD 125 Response 126 Two Bulls Reply 130 Montoya MTD 131 … Continue reading

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D.C. District Court Transfers MHA Nation Suit against BLM Drilling Permit Approvals to North Dakota

Here are the materials in Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation v. Dept. of Interior (D.D.C.): 1 Complaint 10 Slawson Motion to Intervene 17 DCT Order Granting 10 18 Slawson Motion to Transfer Case to DND 23 DOI Joinder to 18 … Continue reading

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Leasehold Sues BIA Over Trespass Finding @ Turtle Mountain

Here is the complaint in Grenier v. Dept. of Interior (D.N.D.): complaint IBIA decision here.

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Federal Court Rejects Spirit Lake Tribe’s Voting Rights Effort

Here are the materials in Spirit Lake Tribe v. Jaeger (D. N.D.): 9 Motion for TRO Doc. 33 Order Denying Plaintiffs’ Motion for Temporary Restraining Order 2018.11.01 (00196925x9D7F5) Complaint here.

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Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe Sues over Continuing Voting Rights Issues

Here is the complaint in Spirit Lake Tribe v. Jaeger (D. N.D.): doc-1-spirit-lake-v-jaeger-00196747x9d7f5.pdf

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Federal Court Dismisses Contract Claim against Tribal Corporation for Lack of Diversity

Here are the materials in Shingobee Builders Inc. v. North Segment Alliance (D. N.D.): 1 Complaint 9 Motion to Dismiss 12 Response 14 Reply 16 DCT Order

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Eighth Circuit Briefs in Kodiak Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. v. Seaworth [formerly Burr]

Here: MHA Nation Judicial Officers Brief HRC Brief Lower court materials here.

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Federal Court Holds North Dakota Voter ID Law Has “Discriminatory and Burdensome Impact on Native Americans”

Here are the materials in Brakebill v. Jaeger (D.N.D.): 81 Motion to Dissolve PI 92 plaintiffs’ memorandum in support re motion for preliminary injunction 94 State Reply 98 Plaintiff Reply 99 DCT Order NARF Presser here: Court Bars Sections of … Continue reading

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