Federal Court Dismisses Effort by Oglala Sioux Constitutional Reform Committee to Support Secretarial Election

Here are the materials in New Holy v. Dept. of the Interior (D.S.D.):

1 Complaint

9 Motion to Dismiss

21 DCT Order Staying Discovery

22 Opposition

26 Reply

28 DCT Order

MHA Nation Member Wins Challenge to Secretarial Election Disenfranchising Off-Reservation Voters

Here are the materials in Hudson v. Zinke (D.D.C.):

32 Amended Complaint

35-1 Hudson MSJ


40 Hudson Reply

42 US Reply

53 DCT Order



Federal Court Declines to Enjoin Secretarial Election at Calif. Valley Miwok

Here are the materials in Aranda v. Sweeney (E.D. Cal.):

1 Complaint

4-2 Motion for TRO

4-3 Declaration of Everyone

6 DCT Order Denying Motion for TRO

MHA Nation Tribal Member Effort to Force Secretarial Election over Voting Rights Fails

Here are the materials in Cross v. Dept. of Interior (D. Ariz.):








Nooksack 306 Awarded $22K in Attorney Fees Against BIA For FOIA Non-Compliance

Materials in St. Germain v. Dept. of Interior (W.D. Wash.):

60 Plaintiffs’ Motion for Attorneys’ Fees and Costs

71 Stipulation for Order of Dismissal with Prejudice; Order Thereon

Prior post here.

Federal Court Grants Voluntary Dismissal in Nooksack Case After BIA Waives FOIA Fees

Here are the materials in St. Germain v. Dept. of Interior (W.D. Wash.):

doc. 56 – Plaintiffs’ Motion for Voluntary Dismissal

doc. 59 – Order on Motion for Summary Judgment

Prior pleadings in this matter here, here, and here.

Ninth Circuit Briefs in Timbisha Shoshone Tribe v. Dept. of Interior


Opening Brief

Interior Answer Brief

Tribal Council Answering Brief

Agency decision here. Materials here.