Category Archives: economic development

California COA Affirms Dismissal of Workers’ Comp. Challenge to Blue Lake Rancheria Business

Here is the opinion in American Cargo Express v. Superior Court: American Cargo Express v Superior Court

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CFPB Sues Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake Indian Tribe Business

Here is the complaint in Consumer Financial Protection Board v. Golden Valley Lending (N.D. Ill.): 1 Complaint

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Wisconsin Tribe Legalizes CBD

Link: Press Release(PDF) The St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin recently adopted a Tribal Ordinance legalizing CBD production and use on tribal lands, as well as paving the way for development of a tribally-owned CBD business. Located in northwestern Wisconsin, … Continue reading

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St. Regis Mohawk Brief in Patent Litigation

Here is the brief in the matter captioned Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Allergan Inc.: Tribe-Motion-to-Dismiss-IPRs

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Tenth Circuit Holds Osage Wind Needs Permit before Digging into Osage Mineral Estate

Here is the opinion in United States v. Osage Wind LLC. Briefs: Osage Minerals Council Opening Brief US Brief Osage Minerals Council Reply Lower court materials here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Pawnee Effort to Challenge Oil and Gas Leases

Here are the materials in Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma v. Zinke (N.D. Okla.): 19 Motion to Dismiss 20 Opposition 21 Reply 27 DCT Order

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Troy Eid: “Working Effectively With Tribes On Energy Projects”

Here.

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Gizmodo: “Why a Drug Company Is Selling Patents to a Native American Tribe”

Here.

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Federal Court Grants Rule 19 Dismissal in Challenge to Navajo Mine and Four Corners Power Plant

Here are the materials in Diné Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment v. Bureau of Indian Affairs (D. Ariz.): 50 Motion to Dismiss 56 US Opposition 57 Plaintiffs Opposition 61 Reply 64 DCT Order

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NYTs: “How to Protect a Drug Patent? Give it to a Native American Tribe”

Here.

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