Tag Archives: Western District of Washington

Federal Court Rejects Last Remaining Claims in Dahlstrom v US [wrongful discharge from Sauk-Siuattle]

Here are the materials in Dahlstrom v. United States (W.D. Wash.): 82 Individual Defs Motion for Summary Judgment 86 Response 89 Reply 92 DCT Order Prior posts here.

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Section 1983 Claim against Puyallup Officers Dismissed

Here are the materials in Lewis v. United States (W.D. Wash.): 16 Amended Complaint 42 Puyallup Defendants MSJ 48 Ps Motion for Leave to Dismiss 49 Ds Response 50 DCT Order

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Stillaguamish Marine U&A Allowed to Proceed [U.S. v. Washington Subproceeding 17-03]

Here are the materials in United States v. Washington [subproceeding 17-03] or Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians v. State of Washington (W.D. Wash.): 60 Motion for Reconsideration of Contempt Motion 61 DCT Order Denying Reconsideration 64 Upper Skagit MTD 65 Tulalip … Continue reading

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Wilson v. Horton’s Towing Cert Petition [Montana; Exhaustion; Civil Forfeiture]

Here: Cert Petition Questions presented: 1. Does an Indian Tribe have authority under the second exception of Montana v. United States, 450 U.S. 544 (1981), to forfeit automobiles owned by non Native Americans for violation of tribal drug laws while on tribal … Continue reading

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Swinomish Indian Tribal Community v. Army Corps of Engineers Materials (so far)

Here: 1 Complaint 15 Answer 19 Taylor Shellfish Motion to Intervene 24 DCT Order Granting Intervention

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Federal Court Refuses to Dismiss APA Suit Re: Nooksack Special Council Election

Here are the materials from Doucette v. Zinke (W.D. Wash.): 9. 9-7-18 notice of motion and interior defedendants’ motion to dismiss; memorandum of points and authorites in support thereof 11. 10-1-18 plaintiffs’ response to interior defendants’ motion to dismiss 13. … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Swinomish v. BNSF

Here: BNSF opening brief Swinomish answer brief Other posts here.  

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Order Requiring Exhaustion over Tribal Seizure of Truck

Here is the opinion in Wilson v. Horton’s Towing. Briefs: Wilson Opening Brief US Answer Brief Appellee Brief Reply Lower court materials here.

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Federal Court Rules against Tulalip Tribes’ Quil Ceda in Tax Dispute with State of Washington

Here is the order in Tulalip Tribes v. State of Washington (W.D. Wash.): dct-order.pdf Prior posts here.

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Materials (so far) in Stillaguamish U&A Subproceeding

Here are the materials in United States v. Washington subproceeding 17-03 (W.D. Wash.): 1 Motion for Leave 3 DCT Order Granting Request 4 Stillaguamish Request for Determination 47 Stillaguamish Motion for Contempt 54 Tulalip Response 55 Swinomish Response 56 Stillaguamish … Continue reading

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