Here are the materials in Easeley v. WLCC II (S.D. Ala.):
This is a continuation of Poarch Band of Creek Indians v. Hildreth, recently decided by the Eleventh Circuit.
Here are the materials in Poarch Band of Creek Indians v. Moore (S.D. Ala.):
After due and proper consideration of all issues raised, and a de novo determination of those portions of the recommendation to which objection is made, the recommendation of the Magistrate Judge made under 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(l)(B) and dated August 10, 2016 is ADOPTED as the opinion of this Court with the following exceptions. The Court does not adopt the recommendation to deny the Plaintiff’s Motion to strike Defendant Moore’s affirmative defenses numbered 4 and 5, but rather grants the motion to strike defenses 4 and 5 for the reasons set forth in Plaintiff’s Objections (Doc. 79). The report and recommendation is adopted in all other respects.
Previous coverage here.
This case arises from a complaint filed by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians (“the Tribe”) against in James H. Hildreth, Jr. (“Hildreth”), in his official capacity as the Tax Assessor of Escambia County. In the complaint, the Tribe sought relief to prevent Hildreth from levying property taxes against United States trust property held for the benefit of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. Before the Court is the Tribe’s motion for a preliminary injunction (Doc. 12) against James Hildreth, the Tax Assessor of Escambia Co., Alabama; Hildreth’s corrected response in opposition (Doc. 16); the Tribe’s reply (Doc. 25); and Hildreth’s sur-reply (Doc 29). For the reasons stated below, the Court finds the Tribe is entitled to preliminary injunctive relief.
Here is the complaint in Poarch Band of Creek Indians v. Hildreth (S.D. Ala.):
Here are the materials in State of Alabama v. 50 Serialized JLM Games (S.D. Ala.):
Here is the opinion in this case, decided in the Southern District of Alabama, and involves a lease signed by the MOWA Band of Choctaw. It will be remanded back to state court.
The Southern District of Alabama dismissed Alabama’s challenge to the Department of Interior’s Class III procedures, on grounds of ripeness.
Here is the opinion, courtesy of Indianz.