Ninth Circuit Briefs in Engasser v. Tetra Tech Inc. [Mechoopda Cultural Resource Preservation Enterprise]


Lower court materials here.

Butte County Camp Fire of 2018, or the Flames of Tribal Sovereign Immunity?

Federal Court Dismisses Contract Claim involving Mechoopda Cultural Resource Preservation Enterprise [Butte County Camp Fire Clean-up]

Here are the materials in Engasser v. Tetra Tech Inc. (C.D. Cal.):

1 Complaint

21 Third Party Complaint

30-1 Tribe Motion to Dismiss

34-1 Tribe Motion to Dismiss

36 Tetra Tech Opposition

37 Tribe Reply

49 DCT Order

North Dakota SCT Confirms Tribal Immunity Cloaks Tribal Business

Here are the materials in State of North Dakota by and through Workforce Safety and Insurance v. Cherokee Services Corp.:

2021ND36 — Opinion

Appellant Brief

Appellee Brief


Sixth Circuit to Decide Tribal Enterprise Immunity Case — UPDATED!

The case is Memphis Biofuels v. Chickasaw Nation Industries, being appealed to the Sixth Circuit from the Western District of Tennessee. The case involves the assertion by CNI, a Section 17 corporation, that it is entitled to sovereign immunity, and that there is no federal subject matter jurisdiction over this contract claim against it. The lower court granted CNI’s motion to dismiss and Memphis Biofuels has appealed to the Sixth Circuit.

Here are the lower court materials:








Sixth Circuit materials:

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