Tag Archives: tribal sovereign immunity

Ninth Circuit Briefs in Jim v. Shiprock Associated Schools Inc.

Here: opening-brief-2.pdf answer-brief-1.pdf Lower court materials here.

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Tenth Circuit (Barely) Keeps Alive Caddo Nation Suit against Wichita and Affiliated Tribes

Here is the unpublished opinion in Caddo Nation v. Wichita and Affiliated Tribes. Briefs here.

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Ninth Circuit Materials in Yurok Tribe v. Resighini Rancheria

Here: opening-brief.pdf answer-brief.pdf reply.pdf Lower court materials here.

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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Here is the unpublished opinion in JW Gaming Development LLC v. James.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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Federal Court Dismisses Banishee’s Suit against Alaska Tribe

Here are the materials in Oertwich v. Traditional Village of Togiak (D. Alaska): 1 Complaint 9 State Motion to Dismiss 13 City Motion to Dismiss 22 Tribe Motion to Dismiss 31 Opposition to 22 38 Tribe Reply in Support of … Continue reading

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Late Summer Update in Williams & Cochrane v. Quechan & Rosette Litigation

Here are the new materials in Williams & Cochrane LLP v. Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Reservation (S.D. Cal.): 216 DCT Order Dismissing W&C Reply Claim 217 DCT Order Dismissing Claims against Rosette Prior posts here.

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Federal Court Dismisses False Claims Act Complaint against Sauk-Suiattle Employees, Awards Attorney Fees

Here are the materials in Dahlstrom v. Sauk-Suiattle Tribe (W.D. Wash.): 64 Individual Defendants MSJ 72 Response 75 Reply 79 DCT Order Order dismissing same claims against the tribe is here. Materials in related claims against US, here.

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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Here is the unpublished opinion in In re Pinoville Pomo Nation [Pinoville Gaming Authority v. United States District Court].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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Florida COA Awards Attorney Fees to Miccosukee Tribe

Here is the opinion in Miccosukee Tribe v. Lewis Tein PL (Fla. Dist. Ct. App.): opinion-3.pdf

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