D.C. Circuit Rejects Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Intervention in Scotts Valley Band Pomo Indian Lands Case

Here is the opinion in Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation v. Dept. of the Interior.

Briefs:

Yocha Dehe Brief

Federal Brief

Scotts Valley Brief

Reply

Lower court materials here.

Federal Court Dismisses Tort Claim against Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Gaming Company

Here are the materials in Nguyen v. Cache Creek Resort Casino (E.D. Cal.):

1 Complaint

24 Motion to Dismiss

25 Opposition

28 Reply

29 Motion for Sanctions

31 Magistrate Report

Update in Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians v. Dept. of the Interior

Here are updated materials in Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians v. Dept. of the Interior (D.D.C.):

34 DCt Order on Supplementing Admin Record

37 Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Motion for Reconsideration

38 Opposition

39 Reply

40 DCT Order Denying Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Motion

Prior post here.

Federal Court Rejects Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Intervention in Scotts Valley Band Pomo Indian Lands Case

Here are the new materials in Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians v. Dept. of the Interior (D.D.C.):

17-1 Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Motion to Intervene

18 Scotts Valley Opposition

19 Reply

33 DCT Order

Complaint posted here.

Ninth Circuit Denies Rehearing/En Banc Review of Maxwell v. County of San Diego — Tribal Officials Not Immune under Section 1983

Here is the order:

Maxwell v. County of San Diego (9th 2013)

An excerpt:

The panel has voted to deny the petition for rehearing in case number 10-56671; Judges Clifton and Ikuta vote to deny the petition for rehearing en banc, and Judge Farris so recommends. Judges Farris and Clifton vote to deny the petition for rehearing in case number 10-56706; Judge Clifton votes to deny the petition for rehearing en banc, and Judge Farris so recommends. Judge Ikuta votes to grant the petition for rehearing and the petition for rehearing en banc. The full court has been advised of the petitions for rehearing en banc and no judge has requested a vote on whether to rehear the matters en banc. Fed. R. App. P. 35. The petitions for panel rehearing and the petitions for  rehearing en banc are DENIED.

Earlier materials are here: panel opinion materials and en banc petition.

Pending Ninth Circuit En Banc Petition Materials in Maxwell v. County of San Diego

You’ll recall the panel opinion here found that tribal employees have no official immunity for official actions.

Here are the en banc petition materials:

Viejas Band En Banc Petition

Gila River Amicus Brief

Suquamish Tribe Amicus Brief

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Amicus Brief

Maxwell Response to En Banc Petition

Maxwell Supplemental Authorities Letter

The petition is still pending, but perhaps the Miller v. Wright amendment is evidence that the Ninth Circuit could take this case for en banc review.

NYTs Article on Inter-Tribal Conflicts Arising from Off-Reservation Gaming in California

Here is the article.