Tag Archives: RICO

Ninth Circuit Confirms Pineoleville Pomo Nation’s Officials Face Potential Individual Liability under RICO

Here is the unpublished opinion in JW Gaming Development LLC v. James. Materials here.

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Late Summer Update in Williams & Cochrane v. Quechan & Rosette Litigation

Here are the new materials in Williams & Cochrane LLP v. Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Reservation (S.D. Cal.): 216 DCT Order Dismissing W&C Reply Claim 217 DCT Order Dismissing Claims against Rosette Prior posts here.

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Canadian First Nation’s Payday Lending Partners’ Convictions for RICO Violations in US Affirmed by Third Circuit

Here is the unpublished opinion in United States v. Neff: Opinion Briefs: Hallinan Brief Neff Brief US Brief Neff Reply Hallinan Reply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Here is the unpublished opinion in In re Pinoville Pomo Nation [Pinoville Gaming Authority v. United States District Court].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 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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Thanksgiving Update of Williams & Cochrane v. Quechan & Rosette Litigation [updated June 5, 2019]

Here are updated materials in Williams & Cochrane LLP v. Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Reservation (S.D. Cal.): 138-1 W&C Motion to Dismiss Quechan Counterclaims [94] 148 W&C Response to Quechan MTD [115] 150 W&C Opposition to Rosette Motion … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Tort Claim against Crow Health Care Center

Here are the materials in Wilhite v. Awe Kualawaache Care Center (D. Mont.): 29 Motion to Dismiss – sovereign immunity 30 Response 33 Reply 35 Motion to Dismiss – FTCA 38 Response 39 DCT Order Prior post here.

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Federal Court Allows Civil RICO Suit to Proceed against Crow Nation-Owned Health Facility

Here are the materials in Wilhite v. Awe Kualawaache Care Center (D. Mont.): 13 Motion to Dismiss 15 Response 17 Reply 18 DCT Order

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Update in Williams & Cochrane LLP v. Quechan Tribe

Here are updated materials in Williams & Cochrane LLP v. Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Reservation (S.D. Cal.): 39 First Amended Complaint 71-1 Motion to File Supplemental Complaint 91 Response to 71 93 Reply in Support of 71 94 Quechan … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Most Claims in Battle of Law Firms over Quechan Legal Work

Here are the materials in Williams & Cochrane LLP v. Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Reservation (S.D. Cal.): 50-1 motion to dismiss 51-1 motion to disqualify 53-1 rosette motion to dismiss 73 williams response to 50 74 williams response … Continue reading

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