Federal Court Rejects Walker River Irrigation District Equitable Defenses to Winters Rights

Here are the materials in United States v. Walker River Irrigation District (D. Nev.):

2606 Joint Federal Tribal Motion

2619 Response

2622 Reply

2626 DCT Order

Federal Court Rejects HUD Restitution Motion in Ongoing Disputes with Tribal Housing Authorities

Here are the materials in the consolidated matters captioned Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority v. United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (D. Colo.):

115 HUD Motion for Restitution

120 Housing Authority Opposition

122 Reply

124 DCT Order

An excerpt:

When asked at the hearing why the payments of the judgments were made during the appeal process, counsel for HUD said, “I think they thought it was, you know, the equitable thing to do.” He was right. The equitable thing for the Court to do now is to deny the motion for restitution.

Prior posts here.

Federal Judge Orders Satellite Polling Places on Two Nevada Reservations

Here are the briefs and order in the matter of Sanchez et al v. Cegavske et al, 16-cv-00523 (D. Nev. Oct. 7, 2016):

Doc. 1 – Verified Complaint for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief

Doc. 10 – Verified First Amended Complaint for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief

Doc. 26 – Emergency Motion for Preliminary Injunctive and Declaratory Relief and Memorandum or Points and Authorities in Support Thereof (Oral Argument Requested)

Doc. 37 – Defendant Secretary of State’s Opposition to Plaintiff’s Emergency Motion for Preliminary Injunction and Declaratory Relief

Doc. 39 – Mineral County Defendants’ Opposition to Plaintiff’s Emergency Motion for Preliminary Injunction

Doc. 43 – Statement of Interest of the United States of America

Doc. 45 – Reply to Defendant Secretary of State’s Opposition to Emergency Motion for Preliminary Injunction and Declaratory Relief

Doc. 46 – Reply to Mineral County Defendants’ Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Emergency Motion for Preliminary Injunction

Doc. 60 – Order on Plaintiffs’ Motion for Preliminary Injunction

US Moves to Recuse Federal Judge from Indian Water Rights-Related Matter Due to Bias against Federal Government

Here is the motion in United States v. Walker River Irrigation District (D. Nev.):

1414 US Motion to Recuse

Boney v. Valline — Suit re: Police Liability under Self-Determination Act & FTCA

Here is the opinion in this case — boney-v-valline-dct-order — where the District of Nevada held that a tribal officer who employed deadly force was enforcing tribal law, and so could not be liable under the FTCA or the Self-Determination Act.

Here are the materials:

boney-first-amended-complaint

valline-motion-for-summary-judgment

boney-opposition-to-motion

valline-reply-brief