Tag Archives: Swinomish Indian Tribal Community v BNSF Railway Company

Above the Law Report on the Ninth Circuit’s Order Asking BNSF to Clarify Portions of Its Briefing in Dispute with Swinomish

Here. We posted the order on the case page here.

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Swinomish v. BNSF

Here: BNSF opening brief Swinomish answer brief Tribal Amicus State Amicus BNSF Reply Other posts here. Oral argument audio here. UPDATE: ca9.pdf  BNSF Letter Brief Swinomish Response  

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Federal Court Denies Reconsideration of Restoration of Swinomish Claims in BNSF Dispute

Here are the new materials in Swinomish Indian Tribal Community v BNSF Railway Company (W.D. Wash.): 88 Motion for Reconsideration 91 Swinomish Response 92 Reply 93 DCT Order Prior posts here.

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Federal Court Restores Swinomish Breach and Trespass Claims against BNSF Railroad

Here are the new materials in Swinomish Indian Tribal Community v. BNSF Railway Company (W.D. Wash.): 77 Swinomish Motion for Reconsideration 79 Response 80 Reply 82 Swinomish Supplemental Authority Statement 85 DCT Order Prior posts here.

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Swinomish Partially Prevails in Dispute with BNSF

Here are the materials in Swinomish Indian Tribal Community v BNSF Railway Company (W.D. Wash.): 58-swinomish-motion-for-summary-j 63-bnsf-cross-motion 65-swinomish-response 68-bnsf-reply 75-dct-order An excerpt: For all of the foregoing reasons, the cross-motions for summary judgment (Dkt. # 58 and Dkt. # 63) are … Continue reading

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