Ninth Circuit Rejects Challenge to Tribal Wind Farm

Here is the unpublished opinion in Backcountry Against Dumps v. Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Briefs here.

Update in Maverick Gaming Challenge to IGRA — New Venue and Rule 19 Motion to Dismiss

Here are the new materials in Maverick Gaming LLC v. United States (W.D. Wash.):

Prior post here.

Shoalwater Bay is serious.

Ninth Circuit Materials in Backcountry Against Dumps v. Bureau of Indian Affairs [Campo Band Wind Energy Project]

Here:

Lower court materials here.

Klamath and Hoopa Tribes Prevail in Ninth Circuit Klamath River Water Distribution Challenge

Here is the opinion in Klamath Irrigation District v. Bureau of Reclamation.

Briefs:

Klamath irrigation Opening Brief

Shasta View Opening Brief

Hoopa Answer Brief

Klamath Answer Brief

Federal Answer Brief

Shasta View Reply

Reply

Lower court materials here.

Alaska Federal Court Rules in Favor of Southcentral Foundation in Dispute with Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Here is the final order in Southcentral Foundation v. Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (D. Alaska):

Prior post here. Long running case, so case tag here.

California Federal Court Dismisses Anti-NAGPRA Scholar’s Free Speech Suit

Here are the materials in Weiss v. Perez (N.D. Cal.):

16 Motion for Preliminary Injunction

31 San Jose State Motion to Dismiss

32 SJSU Opposition to 16

46 Reply in Support of 16

57 Opposition to 31’\

60 Reply in Support of 31

Complaint posted here.

Alaska Federal Court Denies Rule 19 Motion in Tribal Health Care Case

Here are the materials in Southcentral Foundation v. Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (D. Alaska), on remand from the Ninth Circuit (materials here):

296 ANTHC Rule 19 Motion

302 Response

308-1 Amicus Brief

310 Reply

316 Southcentral Motion for Summary

317 Response

322 Reply

Rule 19 doesn’t work well when it’s dark outside. . . .

SCOTUS Denies Cert in Jamul Action Committee v. Simermeyer

Here is today’s order list.

Here are the cert stage materials.

Federal Court Dismisses Challenge to Wind Energy Project under Rule 19, Tribal Immunity

Here are materials so far in Backcountry Against Dumps v. Bureau of Indian Affairs (S.D. Cal.):

75-1 Tribe Motion to Dismiss

84 Opposition

87 Reply

93 DCT Order

Prior post here.