Archive for Category: Research

Texas Federal Court Dismisses Suit against Gila River Telecommunications Company

Here are the materials in CHR Solutions Inc. v. Gila River Telecommunications Inc. (S.D. Tex.): 1 Complaint.pdfDownload 18 Motion to Dismiss.pdfDownload 24 Opposition.pdfDownload 25 Reply.pdfDownload

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California COA Decides Donius v. County of San Diego [reservation easement dispute]

Here are the materials: Unpublished Opinion D080942.PDFDownload Opening Brief.pdfDownload County of San Diego Answer Brief.pdfDownload North County Transit District Answer Brief.pdfDownload Reply.pdfDownload

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Texas Federal Court Dismisses Title VII Suit against Alaska Regional Corp.

Here are the materials in Balli v. Akima Global Services LLC (S.D. Tex.): 1 Complaint.pdfDownload 5 Motion to Dismiss.pdfDownload 8 Response.pdfDownload 9 Reply.pdfDownload 14 Magistrate

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Modoc Drops Reservation Boundaries Suit

Here is the motion in the now-consolidated case of Eastern Shawnee Tribe v. Drummond (N.D. Okla.): 34 Modoc Motion for Voluntary Dismissal.pdfDownload Prior post here.

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63 Tribal and First Nations Support Attorney General Dana Nessel in 6th Circuit Court of Appeals – Line 5

Amicus Briefs (also known as “friend of the court” briefs) in support of Nessel’s position were filed by 12 states and the District of Columbia, 63 Tribal

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Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals Briefs in Stitt v. City of Tulsa

Here: Stitt Opening Brief.pdfDownload Creek Seminole Amicus Brief.pdfDownload Cherokee Chickasaw Choctaw Amicus Brief.pdfDownload Tulsa Brief.pdfDownload Stitt Reply.pdfDownload Creek Seminole Reply Brief.pdfDownload Cherokee Chickasaw Choctaw Reply

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California COA Rejects Effort to Force Release of Gaming Funds through Attorney’s Lien

Here are the materials in Corrales v. California Gambling Control Commission: Unpublished Opinion.PDFDownload Jaune Smith Briefs: Corrales Opening Brief.pdfDownload State Brief.pdfDownload Corrales Reply.pdfDownload

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Motion to Dismiss briefing in Bears Ears Litigation

United States’ Motion to Dismiss Amended ComplaintsDownload Tribal Nations Motion to DismissDownload Individual Plaintiffs’ OppositionDownload Garfield County Plaintiffs OppositionDownload SUWA Intervenors ReplyDownload Tribal Nation ReplyDownload

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Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals Finds Ottawa and Miami Reservations Remain Extant

Here are the materials in State of Oklahoma v. Brester: OCCA Decision.pdfDownload Appellant Brief.pdfDownload Appellee Brief.pdfDownload Miami and Ottawa Tribes Amicus Brief.pdfDownload Peoria Tribe Amicus

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Native American Church Suing Bank for Discrimination Based on Peyote and Race

Here are the materials so far in Mashkikii-Boodawaaning (Medicine Fireplace) v. Chippewa Valley Valley Agency Ltd. (W.D. Wis.): 11 First Amended Complaint.pdfDownload 14 Motion to

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New York Federal Court Dismisses Third Party Claims against Cayuga and Clint Halftown [except for recoupment] in Smoke Shop Dispute

Here are the updated materials in Cayuga Nation v. Parker (N.D. N.Y.): 64 Meyer Third Party Complaint.pdfDownload 65 Parker Third Party Complaint.pdfDownload 75-1 Tribe Motion

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Department of Justice Civil Rights Division Publishes Damning Report on Alaska’s Child Welfare System Violates the Americans With Disabilities Act

Here is the report. 2022.12.15_alaska_findings_report_0.pdfDownload From the press release: The Department of Justice announced today that it found reasonable cause to believe that the State

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Update in Maverick Gaming Challenge to IGRA — New Venue and Rule 19 Motion to Dismiss

Here are the new materials in Maverick Gaming LLC v. United States (W.D. Wash.): 66 Amended Complaint.pdfDownload 68-1 Shoalwater Motion to Dismiss.pdfDownload 85 Shoalwater Bay

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