Tag Archives: Ninth Circuit

Ninth Circuit Materials in Consumer Financial Protection Board v. CashCall

Here: CPFB Opening Brief CashCall Principal Brief Amicus Brief CPFB Reply CashCall Reply

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Pinoville Pomo Nation Petition to Ninth Circuit to Halt Discovery Pending Appeal Fails

Here is the unpublished opinion in In re Pinoville Pomo Nation [Pinoville Gaming Authority v. United States District Court]. Here are the briefs: Petition for Writ of Mandamus Motion to Stay Answer to Petition Opposition to Motion for Stay Reply … 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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Ninth Circuit Rejects Bivens Action against Hopi School Officials

Here is the unpublished opinion in Beam v. Naha. Briefs: Opening Brief Response Brief

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Profile of Ninth Circuit Judge Mary Murphy Schroeder

Amazing story — “Mary Murphy Schroeder: She Broke Barriers From the Start.”

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Major Crimes Act Conviction

Here is the opinion in United States v. Begay.

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Ninth Circuit Partially Reinstates Section 1983 Claim against San Bernardino County Law Enforcement

Here is the opinion in Chemehuevi Indian Tribe v. McMahon. An excerpt: It is undisputed that the Sheriff cannot enforce regulatory traffic laws in “Indian country.” See 18 U.S.C. § 1162; 28 U.S.C. § 1360. “Indian country” includes, but is not limited to, land within … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Decides Coeur d’Alene Tribe v. Hawks

Here is the opinion. An excerpt: This appeal presents the question of whether the grant of federal question jurisdiction in 28 U.S.C. § 1331 encompasses an action to recognize and enforce a tribal court’s award against nonmembers of the tribe. … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Materials in JW Gaming Development v. James [Pinoleville Pomo Nation]

Here are the briefs: opening-brief-2.pdf answer-brief-1.pdf reply-4.pdf Lower court materials here. Oral argument video:

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Ninth Circuit Decides Agua Caliente Tribe of Cupeno Indians v. Sweeney (formerly Black)

Here is the opinion. Briefs here.

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