Tag Archives: Nisqually Tribe

Federal Court Declines Jurisdiction over Nisqually Officials under Ex parte Young

Here are the new materials in Bell v. City of Lacey (W.D. Wash.): 53-bell-response-to-tribe-mtd.pdf 58-dct-order.pdf Prior pleadings, including the tribe’s motion on the pleadings (docket no. 36), are here.

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Prisoner Complaint against Nisqually Tribe Dismissed

Here are the materials in Bell v. City of Lacey (W.D. Wash.): 9-complaint.pdf 36-tribe-motion-to-dismiss.pdf 39-response.pdf 40-tribe-reply.pdf 46-dct-order.pdf

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Muckleshoot U&A Appeal [U.S. v. Washington Subproceeding 17-02]

Here: Appellants Corrected Opening Brief Appellee Nisqually Indian Tribe Answering Brief  Appellee Squaxin Island Tribe Brief  Brief of Interested Party Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe  Real Party in Interest Breif fo the Stilliguamish Tribe of Indians Real Party in Interest Brief fo … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses U.S. v. Washington Subproceeding 17-02 [Muckleshoot Request for U&A Determination in Puget Sound Saltwater]

Here are the materials in Muckleshoot Indian Tribe v. Tulalip Tribes (W.D. Wash.): 25 Motion to Dismiss 27 Suquamish Motion to Dismiss 31 Muckleshoot Response 37 Reply 39 Suquamish Reply 40 DCT Order  

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Washington SCT Decides Five Corners Family Farmers v. State — Groundwater Allocation Case

Here is the majority and here is the dissent. Here is the tribal amicus brief.

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Split D.C. Circuit Grants Attorney Fees to Tribal Intervenors in EPA Mercury Rule Case (New Jersey v. EPA)

Here is the opinion. And the briefs: Tribal Motion for Atty Fees EPA Opposition Tribal Reply The underlying merits decision from the D.C. Circuit vacating a Bush-era EPA mercury rule is here. BLT coverage is here. Here are the intervening … Continue reading

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Wash. State Bar News Piece on Chief Leschi and Gov. Stevens

Here, starting on page 19.

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