Tag Archives: District of North Dakota

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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Federal Court Excuses Additional Tribal Court Exhaustion in Oil/Gas Flaring Dispute at Fort Berthold

Here are the materials in Kodiak Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. v. Burr (D.N.D.): 29-2 mha trial court opinion 29-9 mha nation supreme court opinion 30 kodiak motion for pi 45 tribal judge motion to dismiss 46 burr response to … Continue reading

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