Category Archives: economic development

CFPB Voluntarily Dismisses Case Against Tribal Lender

Here is the notice in Consumer Financial Protection Board v. Golden Valley Lending et al, 17-cv-02521 (Kan.): 101 – Notice of Voluntary Dismissal Pursuant to F.R.C.P. 41(a)(1)(A)(i) From Law360(Paywall): The federal government filed a notice of voluntary dismissal of its loan … Continue reading

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Federal Court Denies Immunity to Lac Vieux Desert Band’s Sovereign Lending Solutions Employee

Here are the materials in the matter of Pennachietti v. Mansfield, 17-cv-02582 (E. Penn. Dec. 11, 2017): Doc. 1 –  Complaint Doc. 5 – Motion to Dismiss Doc. 7 – Response in Opposition of Motion to Dismiss Doc. 8 – Memorandum … Continue reading

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Wisc. Court of Appeals Affirms Dismissal of DNR Claims

Here are the materials in the matter of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources v. Timber and Wood Products Located in Sawyer County et al, 2017AP181 (Dec. 19, 2017): Brief of Plaintiff-Appellant Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Response Brief of Defendants-Respondents … Continue reading

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Patent Trial and Appeal Board Amicus Briefs on Tribal Immunity Issue

Here are the amici curiae in the matter of Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. et al v. St. Regis Mohawk Tribe et al: For Movants: Brief Amici Curiae of the National Congress of American Indians, National Indian Gaming Association, and the United … Continue reading

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Law Scholars Brief in Support of St. Regis Mohawk Patent

Here is the brief from Lawrence Tribe, William Eskridge, Erwin Chemerinsky, Joe Singer, and David Orozco: Brief of Amici Scholars iso of Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe

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Oglala Sioux Tribe Amicus Brief in St. Regis Mohawk Patent Matter

Here is the amicus brief filed in Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Allergan Inc.: Oglala Sioux Tribe amicus brief

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Arizona COA Affirms Hualapai Official Immunity from Contract Damages Suit

Here is the unpublished opinion in WD at the Canyon v. Honga.

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ProPublica: “Your $20 Million Loan Went Bust? The Trump Team Has a Job For You”

Here. An excerpt: The IG report concluded that the loan guarantee “departed from” department guidelines but didn’t find any criminal violations. A federal grand jury investigated the episode, according to a spokeswoman for the IG, but did not hand up … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Video in Casino Pauma v. NLRB

Here. Briefs here.

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United States Files Cert Opposition in Great Plains Lending v. CFPB

Here: US Cert Opp Brief Cert petition here.

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