Tag Archives: Tenth Circuit

McNeal v. Navajo Nation Cert Petition

Here: cert-petition-2.pdf Question presented: Whether the Tenth Circuit panel violated the current jurisprudence of this Court and the Congressional policy underlying IGRA by precluding the Nation from exercising its sovereign authority to permit a patron’s tort claim against the Nation … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Decides Davilla v. Enable Midstream Partners

Here is the opinion in Davilla v. Enable Midstream Partners. Briefs: appellant brief appellee brief reply Lower court materials here and here.

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Tenth Circuit Denies En Banc Petition in Enable Oklahoma Intrastate Transmission LLC v. A 25 Foot Wide Easement

Here are the materials: En Banc petition Unopposed Motion for Atty Fees Order Denying En Banc Petition Order Granting Atty Fees Other posts here.

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Tenth Circuit Decides Comanche Nation v. Zinke [Chickasaw Trust Land Acquisition]

Here is the unpublished order. Briefs here. Lower court materials here.

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Tenth Circuit Briefs in Caddo Nation of Oklahoma v. Wichita and Affiliated Tribes II

Here: Appellant Brief Response Brief Reply Case tag here.

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Tenth Circuit Affirms Enable Oklahoma Intrastate Transmission LLC v. A 25 Foot Wide Easement

Here is the opinion. An excerpt: Plaintiff Enable Oklahoma Intrastate Transmission, LLC, appeals the district court’s dismissal of its case for lack of subject matter jurisdiction and for failure to join an indispensable party. Enable also challenges the amount of … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Briefs in Diné Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment v. Zinke [Chaco Canyon Fracking]

Here: Opening Brief Amicus Brief federal brief intervenors brief navajo allottees amicus brief Lower court materials here.

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Tenth Circuit Rejects Duress/PTSD Defense of Woman Convicted of Theft from Tribal Organization

Here is the opinion in United States v. Dixon.

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Tenth Circuit Dismisses Objectors’ Appeal of Pojoaque Valley Water Settlement

Here is the opinion in State of New Mexico v. Aamodt. Briefs: Answering Brief for the United States of America Appellant’s Consolidated Reply Brief to Appellees’ and Appellees in Intervention’s Briefs Appellant’s Opening Brief Appellant’s Supplemental Brief Pursuant to the Court’s … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Decides Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town v. United States

Here is the opinion in Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town v. United States. Briefs here.

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