Tag Archives: oral argument

Ninth Circuit Materials in Hoh/Quinault/Quileute v. Port Gamble/Jamestown/Makah Subproceeding 09-1

Here are the briefs in United States v. Washington subproceeding 09-1: Hoh Tribe Opening Brief Quinault & Quileute Tribes Opening Brief Makah Answer Brief Port Gamble and Jamestown S’Klallam Tribes Answer Brief Washington Answer Brief Hoh Tribe Reply Quileute & … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Materials in Crow Tribal Housing Authority v. HUD

Here are the briefs: HUD Opening Brief Crow Answer Brief HUD Reply Oral argument audio and video. Lower court materials here.

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Big Lagoon En Banc Oral Argument Materials

Here is “Small Native American Tribe and U.S. Duke It Out at the 9th Circuit.” This seems like a misleading headline since the tribe and Feds were on the same side. In short, argument seemed to go well for tribal … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit to Video Stream En banc Arguments in Big Lagoon Rancheria Gaming Matter (Sept. 17, 2014)

Here is the news release. An excerpt: On Wednesday, September 17, 2014, beginning at 10 a.m., the court will hear oral arguments in Big Lagoon Rancheria v. State of California, in which the state appeals the summary judgment by the … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit to Re-Hear Big Lagoon Rancheria Appeal Sept. 17, 2014

Here: Big Lagoon — CA9 Order Setting Oral Argument En banc materials here. Panel materials here.

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Ninth Circuit Rules in Favor of Lummi Tribe in Treaty Fishing Dispute

Here is the court’s opinion in United States (Lower Elwha Klallam Indian Tribe) v. Lummi Tribe: CA9 Opinion The court’s syllabus: The panel reversed the district court’s summary judgment entered in favor of the Klallam Tribe in a case involving … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Audio in EEOC v. Peabody Western Coal

Here. Briefs are here.

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Ninth Circuit Materials in U.S. v. Washington Subproceeding — Klallam Tribes v. Lummi Tribe

Here: Lummi Opening Brief Klallam Tribes Answer Brief Lummi Reply Oral argument audio here. Lower court materials here. Prior CA9 opinion and materials here.

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D.C. Circuit Briefs in Amador County v. Dept. of Interior (Amador II) — Buena Vista Rancheria Motion to Intervene

Here: Buena Vista Opening Brief Amador County Brief Buena Vista Reply Brief DOI Letter UPDATE: oral argument audio here. Lower court materials: 59-1 Buena Vista Rancheria Motion to Intervene 61 Amador County Opposition 62 Buena Vista Reply 65 DCT Order … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Audio in Jim Thorpe NAGPRA Matter

Here. CA3 oral argument database here. Briefs here and here.

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