Tag Archives: tribal official immunity

Ninth Circuit Confirms Pineoleville Pomo Nation’s Officials Face Potential Individual Liability under RICO

Here is the unpublished opinion in JW Gaming Development LLC v. James. Materials here.

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Briefs in Short Term Loan/Sovereign Immunity Matter involving Lac Du Flambeau Ojibwe President

Here are the materials so far in Jones v. Wildcat (E.D. Pa.): 2019.06.07-docket-1-complaint-with-exhibits.pdf 2019.08.30-docket-9-wildcat-mtd.pdf 2019.09.23-22-jones-response-mtd.pdf 2019.09.23-22-1-jones-aff.pdf

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Sequoia Capital Operations LLC v. Gingras Cert Petition [Chippewa-Cree Sovereign Lending]

Here: petitionforwritofcertiorari-3.pdf Question presented: Where an arbitration agreement contains a separate “delegation provision” that reserves for an arbitrator the authority to decide any disputes concerning arbitrability, does Section 2 of the Federal Arbitration Act require a court to decide any … Continue reading

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Pinoville Pomo Nation Petition to Ninth Circuit to Halt Discovery Pending Appeal Fails

Here is the unpublished opinion in In re Pinoville Pomo Nation [Pinoville Gaming Authority v. United States District Court]. Here are the briefs: Petition for Writ of Mandamus Motion to Stay Answer to Petition Opposition to Motion for Stay Reply … Continue reading

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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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