Tag Archives: Yakama Indian Nation v. Holder

News Coverage of Yakama-DOJ-FBI Agreement

Here.

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Yakama Nation Reaches Settlement with DOJ/FBI re: 2011 Reservation Raid

YAKAMA NATION STRIKES HISTORIC AGREEMENT WITH DOJ, FBI TO SETTLE LITIGATION OVER 2011 RESERVATION RAID (FBI RECITALS AGREEMENT PRESS RELEASE PDF) FBI AGREES TO COMMUNICATE WITH YAKAMA POLICE BEFORE ENTERING YAKAMA INDIAN COUNTRY Toppenish, WA– The Confederated Tribes and Bands … Continue reading

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Yakama Settles Federal Suit with Counties and Out-of-State Jurisdictions over Unauthorized Raid on Tribal Lands

Here is the press release: YAKAMA-COUNTIES SETTLEMENT PRESS RELEASE News coverage, where county attorney says “we’re sorry.” Text from the Yakama press release: The Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation have reached out-of-court settlements with Yakima County, Benton … Continue reading

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Briefs in Yakama v. Holder

Here are the briefs relating to last week’s opinion posted here: 237 FILED – Memorandum in support of motion for TRO and PI 244 FILED – federal opposition to motion for tro 248 FILED – County Opposition to TRO 255 … Continue reading

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Update in Yakama/FBI Raid Dispute: Federal Court Denies FBI Motion for Reconsideration (Motion for Protective Order)

Here are the materials in Yakama Indian Nation v. Holder (E.D. Wash.): Federal Defendants Memorandum in Support of Motion for Reconsideration Yakama Nation’s Memorandum in Opposition to Motion for Reconsideration Federal Defendants Reply on Motion for Reconsideration Order Denying US … Continue reading

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Update in Yakama v. Holder: Federal Court Orders US to Comply with Discovery Requests

An excerpt from the order: [T]he waiver of sovereign immunity [under the APA] applies to all actions seeking non-monetary relief that are cognizable before the federal courts, including actions brought pursuant to the APA and other actions which provide their own … Continue reading

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Amended Complaint in Yakama Indian Nation Claims against FBI’s Invasion of Yakama Reservation

Here: Yakama v. Holder Filed Second Amended Complaint. Apparently, the FBI’s raid on the Yakama reservation included law enforcement units from local counties and, remarkably, from jurisdictions in Mississippi and Virginia.

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