Tenth Circuit Modifies Wyoming v. EPA Opinion, Denies En Banc Review

Here is the revised opinion.

En banc stage materials:

Eastern Shoshone Tribe En Banc Petition

Northern Arapaho Tribe En Banc Petition

NCAI Amicus Brief

Amicus Brief

State Response

Panel materials here.

Opening Brief in Encana Oil & Gas v. St. Clair (Wind River Tribal Court Jurisdiction)


Encana Opening Brief

Lower court materials here.

Update in Northern Arapaho Suit re: Eagle Act and RFRA

Northern Arapaho has moved for judgment on the pleadings in its suit challenging the Fish and Wildlife Service’s administration of the Eagle Acts:

Northern Arapaho Motion for Judgment on Pleadings

Their complaint is here.

Eastern Shoshone Moves to Enter N. Arapaho Eagle Suit against FWS as Amicus in Opposition


Eastern Shoshone Motion for Amicus Status

News on the Northern Arapaho’s suit regarding state taxation & reservation boundaries

The suit was dismissed at the district court level because of the Northern Arapaho’s inability to join the Eastern Shoshone Tribe, which shares the reservation, and the Northern Arapaho Tribe has appealed. Our previous coverage is here.

Here‘s a news article from the Laramie Boomerang, thanks to GW.

Federal Court Finds Encana Failed to Exhaust Tribal Court Remedies, and Dismisses Challenge to Wind River Tribal Court Jurisdiction

Here are the materials in Encana Oil & Gas v. St. Clair (D. Wyo.):

70 Order Denying PI

71 Order Granting Motions to Dismiss

The briefs and other materials are posted here.