Updated Materials in Eagle Bear v. Blackfeet Cancelled Lease Dispute [now in bankruptcy]

Here are the materials in Eagle Bear Inc. v. Blackfeet Indian Nation (D. Mont.) (No. 22-93):

4 Second Amended Complaint

23 Eagle Bear MSJ


28 Blackfeet MSJ

44 Independence Bank MSJ

48 Eagle Bear Response to BIA Motion

50 Eagle Bear Response to Blackfeet

52 Blackfeet Response to BIA

54 Blackfeet Response to Eagle Bear

56 Independence Bank Response to Blackfeet

59 Blackfeet Motion to Dismiss Count 2 of Bank Complaint

62 Blackfeet Response to Independence Bank

65 Blackfeet MSJ re Bank Count 1

68 Eagle Bear Reply in support of 23

69 BIA Reply in support of 25

70 Independence Bank Response to 59

71 Independence Bank Reply in support of 44

74 Independence Bank Response to 65

79 Blackfeet Reply in support of 65

82 BIA Motion to Dismiss Bank Complaint

84 Independence Bank Response to 82

86 BIA Reply in support of 82

93 Eagle Bear Motion to Conduct Further Discovery

97 Blackfeet Response to 93

98 DCT Order Granting Motion for Discovery

100 Eagle Bear Motion for Additional Discovery Time

101 Blackfeet Response to 100

102 Eagle Reply in support of 100

104 DCT Order Granting More Discovery Time

Prior post here.

Montana Federal Court Dismisses Wrongful Death Action, Ordering Exhaustion in Fort Belknap Tribal Court

Here are the materials in Grant v. Norton (D. Mont.):

Montana Federal Court Will Decide Whether Nonmember Lease at Blackfeet Was Cancelled, Rejecting Nonmember Ploy to Declare Bankruptcy to Avoid a Judgment

Here are the materials in Eagle Bear Inc. v. Blackfeet Indian Nation (D. Mont.):

51 Eagle Bear 2d Motion for Injunction

54 Blackfeet Opposition

57 Eagle Bear Motion to Vacate

59 Blackfeet Opposition to Motion to Vacate

65 Blackfeet Brief on Automatic Stay Issue

66 Eagle Bear Brief on Automatic Stay Issue

85 Blackfeet Notice re BIA Filing

85-3 US Motion to Dismiss

87 DCT Order

CA9 Order Granting Bankruptcy Stay

Prior post here.

Ninth Circuit briefs here.

Utah Federal Court Orders Exhaustion of Tribal Remedies in Ute Banishment Case

Here are the new materials in Chegup v. Ute Indian Tribe of the Unitah and Ouray Indian Reservation (D. Utah), formerly Chegup v. Ute Indian Tribal Court of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation:

Tenth Circuit materials here. Earlier materials in the district court here.

Tenth Circuit Dismisses Appeal and Awards Attorney Fees to Iowa Tribe

Here are the materials in Monster Tech. Group v. Eller:

Merits briefs here.

Lower court materials here.

Adams v. Dodge Cert Petition


Questions presented:

1. Whether federal plaintiffs seeking to challenge their non-federal prosecution on the basis of bad faith face a heightened pleading standard.

2. Whether actions taken by the clerk of a non-federal court to impede review of a habeas petition obviate the petitioner’s need to further exhaust remedies in that court.

Lower court materials here.

Washington Federal Court Orders Insurance Company to Exhaust Tribal Court Remedies

Here are the materials in Allstate Insurance Co. v. Cornelson (W.D. Wash.):

Great Hall of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe

White Earth Ojibwe Appellate Court Dismissed Manoomin Suit against Minnesota DNR

Here is the order in Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources v. Manoomin dated March 10, 2022:

Prior post here.