Ninth Circuit Rejects Wrongful Termination Claim against US involving Sauk-Suiattle

Here is the unpublished opinion in Dahlstrom v. United States.


Opening Brief

Answer Brief


Lower court materials here.

Leonard Peltier Loses Free Speech Claim over Removal of Paintings from State-Sanctioned Display at the Demand of Law Enforcement

Here are the materials in Peltier v. Sacks (W.D. Wash.):

Prior post here.

Federal Court Assumes Federal Jurisdiction over Effort by Nonmember to Claim Easement on Trust Land

Here are the materials so far in Carney v. State of Washington (W.D. Wash.):

1 Notice of Removal

1-2 Amended Complaint

10 Swinomish Motion to Dismiss

16 State Response to 10

21 Motion to Remand

23 Carney Response to 10

28 Swinomish Reply in Support of 10

32 State Response to 21

33 Swinomish Response to 21

34 Carney Reply in Support of 21

36 DCT Order Denying Motion to Remand

New Update in Adams v. Elfo [Nooksack Habeas Matter]

Here are new materials in Adams v. Elfo (W.D. Wash.):

56 Motion for Reconsideration

60 Response

62 DCT Order Remanding Motion to Magistrate

65 Nooksack Brief

66 Tribal Judge Brief

67 Adams Brief

69 Magistrate Report

70 Adams Objections

72 Tribe Response

73 Tribal Court Response

74 DCT Order

Prior post here.


OMB Withdraws Sale of Seattle National Archives For Want of Tribal Consultation

Here are new materials in State of Washington v. Fairweather:

Doc 52

OMB Memo_Withdrawing Approval for Sale of Seattle NARA Building

Prior post here.

Hazen Shopbell’s Federal Civil Rights Claims Dismissed

Here are materials in Shopbell v. Washington State Dept. of Fish and Wildlife (W.D. Wash.):

86-0 Defendants’ Second Motion for Summary Judgment

94 Plaintiffs’ Response in Opposition to Defendants’ Third Motion for Summary Judgment

99 Defendants’ Reply in Support of Its Second Motion for Summary Judgment

115 DCT Order

Prior post here.

The Superior Court dismissed criminal shellfish trafficking charges against him because a Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife detective destroyed exculpatory evidence.  Watch the hearing here: Here are the briefs in State of Washington v. Shopbell:

Amended Opening Brief of Appellant Skagit County

Brief of Respondents Hazen Shopbell and Anthony Paul

Reply Brief of Appellant Skagit County