Tag Archives: Eastern District of Washington

Federal Court Affirms Yakama Reservation Boundaries

Here are the materials in Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation v. Klickitat County (E.D. Wash.): 1 Complaint 16 Motion to Dismiss 23 Response 24 Reply 25 DCT Order Denying Motion to Dismiss 36 Tribe Motion for PI … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Yakama v. County Criminal Jurisdiction Appeal

Here are the briefs in Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation v. City of Toppenish: Opening Brief Appellee Brief Lower court materials here.

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Interior & Spokane Tribe Prevail over Spokane County & Kalispel Tribe re: Spokane Casino

Here are the materials in Kalispel Tribe of Indians v. Dept. of Interior (E.D. Wash.): 79 Kalispe MSJ 82 Spokane County MSJ 96 Spokane Tribe Cross MSJ 98 DOI Cross MSJ 113 Kalispel Reply 114 Spokane County Reply 115 Spokane … Continue reading

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Yakama Nation Prevails over Klickitat County over Indian Country Fireworks Sales

Here are the materials in Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation v. Klickitat County (E.D. Wash.): 1 Complaint 3 Motion for TRO 4 Motion to Expedite 8 County Response 10 DCT Order Granting TRO 21 Tribe Motion for … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Yakama Nation Jurisdictional Claims against Local Governments

Here are the materials in Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation v. City of Toppenish (E.D. Wash.): 1 Complaint 16 Yakama Nation Motion for PI 20 Toppenish Opposition 22 Reply 28 DCT Order

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Yakama Nation Sues Klickikat County over Jurisdiction

Here is the complaint and press release in Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation v. Klickikat County (E.D. Wash.): 1 Complaint Yakama Nation Press Release (11.6.17)

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Spokane County Sues to Stop Spokane Tribe Casino

Here is the complaint in Spokane County v. Dept. of Interior (E.D. Wash.): Complaint An excerpt: Spokane County, Washington (“County”) brings this action seeking review of and relief from a June 15, 2015 decision by the Department of the Interior … Continue reading

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Kalispel Sues Interior over Spokane Casino

Here is the complaint in Kalispel Tribe of Indians v. Dept. of Interior (E.D. Wash.): 1 Complaint

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Federal Court Dismisses Klickitat County’s Challenge to Yakama Reservation Land Status, PL280 Retrocession

Here are the materials in Klickitat County v. Department of the Interior (E.D. Wash.): 9 US Motion to Dismiss 10 Response 12 US Reply 14 DCT Order

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Federal Judge Orders Millions to be Paid to Colville/State Plaintiffs by Teck Caminco

Here is the order from Pakootas v. Teck Caminco Metals (E.D. Wash.): 1955 Phase I DCT Order 2417 Phase II DCT Order

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