Tag Archives: tribal official immunity

Ninth Circuit Materials in JW Gaming Development v. James [Pinoleville Pomo Nation]

Here are the briefs: opening-brief-2.pdf answer-brief-1.pdf reply-4.pdf Lower court materials here. Oral argument video:

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Fourth Circuit Favors Tribal Immunity in Williams v. Big Picture Loans LLC

Here is the opinion. Briefs here.

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Fourth Circuit Oral Argument Audio in Williams v. Big Picture

Here. Briefs here.

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Second Circuit Affirms in Gingras v. Think Finance Inc. [Chippewa Cree Lending]

Here is the opinion: CA2 Opinion From the court syllabus: Plaintiffs Jessica Gingras and Angela C. Given borrowed money from Plain Green, LLC, an online lending operation owned by the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation in Montana. The … Continue reading

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Fourth Circuit Briefs in Williams v. Big Picture Loans

Here: appellant brief williams appellee brief center for responsible lending amicus brief conference of tribal lending commissioners amicus brief States Brief ncai amicus brief Redacted Reply Brief Lower court materials here.

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Federal Court Allows Fraud Claims against Tribal Employees to Proceed

Here are the materials in JW Gaming Development LLC v. James (N.D. Cal.): 1-1 Complaint 6 Motion to Dismiss 18 Response 22 Reply 55 DCT Order

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Connecticut Appellate Court Quashes Third Party Discovery Request of Tribal Officials

Here is the opinion in Drabik v. Thomas: drabik-v-thomas.pdf

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Materials in Williams v. Big Picture Loans LLC [Lac Vieux Desert Ojibwe Enterprise]

Here are the materials in Williams v. Big Picture Loans LLC (E.D. Va.): 23 big picture mtd jurisdiction 27 big picture mtd exhaustion 29 tribal officials mtd 83 opposition to 23 86 opposition to 27 87 opposition to 29 99 … Continue reading

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California COA Rejects Defamation Claim by Tribal Disenrollees against Elem Indian Colony Pomo Tribe

Here are the available materials in Brown v. Garcia: Garcia Brief Opinion

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Arizona COA Affirms Hualapai Official Immunity from Contract Damages Suit

Here is the unpublished opinion in WD at the Canyon v. Honga.

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