Fifth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Land Claim

Here are the materials in Ysleta del Sur Pueblo v. City of El Paso:

CA5 Unpublished Opinion

Opening Brief

Professor Amicus Brief

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe Amicus Brief

Answer Brief


Lower court materials here.

Eighth Circuit Decides Chase v. Andeavor Logistics L.P.

Here is the opinion.


Lower court materials here. We’ll update those later.

Federal Court Dismisses Suit against Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Police over Off-Reservation, Pretextual Stop

Here are the materials in Holguin v. Ysleta del Sur Pueblo (W.D. Tex.):

1 Notice of Removal

1-1 Complaint

4 Motion to Dismiss

5 Motion to Remand

7 Tribe Response to 5

9 DCT Order Denying Remand

12 Response to 4

15 Reply in Support of 4

18 Surreply

19 DCT Order

Fifth Circuit Briefs in Tap Pilam Coahuiltecan Nation v. McDonald [Alamo]


Appellant Brief

Brief of Amicus Curiae Lipan Apache Tribe of Texas

Bush Brief

McDonald Brief

Lower court materials here.

Fifth Circuit Briefs in Immunity/Federal Jurisdiction Case Involving Hoopa Valley Tribe

Here are the briefs in Mitchell v. Bailey:


Hoopa Appeal Brief_ECF Filed


Hoopa Reply

Lower court materials in Mitchell v. Bailey (W.D. Tex.):

1 Complaint

32 Hoopa Motion to Dismiss

34 Response

35 Hoopa Motion to Substitute US as Party

40 Response

41 Reply in Support of 32

47 Reply in Support of 35

48 DCT Order

MHA Nation Allottees Motion to Certify Class in Trespass Action against Pipeline

Here is the motion in Hall v. Tesoro High Plains Gas Co. LLC (D.N.D.):

49 Motion to Certify Class

Prior post here.

Fifth Circuit Agains Rejects Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Gaming Effort

Here is the opinion in State of Texas v. Ysleta del Sur Pueblo.


Pueblo Brief

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe Amicus Brief

Texas Brief


Lower court materials here and here.

Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Land Claims Materials

Here are the materials in Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo v. City of El Paso (W.D. Tex.):

1 Complaint

13 Motion to Dismiss

14 Response

19 DCT Order

56 City Motion for Summary J

57 Tribe Motion for Summary J

58 City Response

60 Tribe Response

62 Tribe Reply

64 City Reply

94 DCT Order

96 DCT Order Amending 94

Cultural Property Rights Complaint against the Alamo

Here is the complaint in Tap Pilam Coahuiltecan Nation v. Alamo Trust, Inc. (W.D. Tex.):

1 Complaint

Update (3/19/21):

43 DCT Order

44 Amended Complaint

47 George P. Bush Motion to Dismiss

48 McDonald Motion to Dismiss

53 Response

54 McDonald Reply

55 Bush Reply

57 DCT Order