Split Ninth Circuit Affirms IGRA Good Faith Suit in Favor of Chicken Ranch Rancheria

Here is the opinion Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California v. State of California.

Briefs here.

Ninth Circuit Briefs in Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California v. State of California

Here:

State Opening Brief

Counties Amicus Brief

Union Amicus Brief

Answer Brief

Tribal Amicus Brief

 

Lower court materials here.

California Tribes With IGRA Good Faith Negotiation Suit against State

Here are the materials in Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California v. State of California (E.D. Cal.):

25 Second Amended Complaint

35-1 Tribe Motion for Summary Judgment

38-1 State Motion for Summary Judgment

41 Tribe Opposition

42 State Opposition

43 State Reply

44 Tribe Reply

77 DCT Order

Prior post here.

Update (5/30/21):

79-1 State Motion for Stay

87 Opposition

88 Reply

90 DCT Order

Ninth Circuit Briefs in Hopland Band of Pomo Indians v. Jewell (ISDEAA Law Enforcement Funding)

Here:

Hopland Band Opening Brief

Federal Answer Brief

Hopland Reply Brief

Lower court materials here:

21 Tribal Motion for Summary J

32 US Motion for Summary J

32-1 Cruzan Declaration

34 Tribal Response

38 US Reply

55 DCT Order

We posted on this case here and here.

California Tribes Move for Summary Judgment in Suit to Force Interior to Contract for Law Enforcement Services

Here is the motion in Hopland Band of Pomo Indians v. Salazar (N.D. Cal.):

Hopland Band Motion for Summary J

The complaint is here.

California Tribes Sue Interior over Failure to Contract for Law Enforcement Services under ISDEAA

Here is the complaint in Hopland Band of Pomo Indians v. Salazar (N.D. Cal.):

Hopland Band v. Salazar Complaint