Category Archives: sovereign immunity

Federal Court Allows Fraud Claims against Tribal Employees to Proceed

Here are the materials in JW Gaming Development LLC v. James (N.D. Cal.): 1-1 Complaint 6 Motion to Dismiss 18 Response 22 Reply 55 DCT Order

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Federal Court Dismisses FLSA Claim against EBCI Casino

Here are the materials in Clark v. Harrah’s NC Casino Company, LLC (W.D. N.C.): 1 Complaint 18-1 Motion to Dismiss 29 Amended Complaint 34-1 Motion to Dismiss 39 Response 43 Reply 45 Individual Defendant MTD 51 Response 52 Reply 53 Magistrate … Continue reading

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California COA Affirms Attorney Fees Award against Tribe

Here is the opinion in Findleton v. Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians: A150444 Prior posts here.

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En Banc Petition Materials in St. Regis Mohawk Tribe v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals

Here: En Banc Petition States Amicus Brief University of Minnesota Brief University of New Mexico Amicus Brief Prior posts here.

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Federal Court Orders Tribal Exhaustion in Title VII Case against Tribal Entity

Here are the materials in Romero v. Wounded Knee LLC (D.S.D.): 56 Motion to Dismiss 59 Motion to Strike 62 Response to 59 63 Reply in Support of 59 67 Response to 56 68 Reply in Support of 56 77 Plaintiff’s … Continue reading

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Federal Court Orders Jurisdiction-Related Discovery in Title VII Suit against Shiprock Schools

Here are the materials in Jim v. Shiprock Associated Schools (D. N.M.): 6 Motion to Dismiss 11 Response and Motion to Bifurcate 15 Reply 18 DCT Order

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Diné Citizens against Ruining Our Environment v. BIA [Rule 19 Joinder; Four Corners Power Plant & Navajo Mine]

Here: Arizona Public Service Co Brief Navajo Transitional Energy Company, LLC Brief United States Brief Navajo Nation Amicus Reply

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Federal Circuit Reinstates Tucker Act Claim re: Keepseagle Settlement

Here is the opinion in LaBatte v . United States. Briefs: LaBatte Brief US Brief Reply Lower court materials here. D.C. Circuit proceedings here.

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Tenth Circuit Decides Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town v. United States

Here is the opinion in Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town v. United States. Briefs here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Title VII Complaint against Salish Kootenai College

Here are the materials in McCoy v. Salish Kootenai College Inc. (D. Mont.): 13 Motion to Dismiss 22 Response to 13 25 Reply in Support of 13 28 CSKT Amicus Brief 33 American Indian Higher Education Consortium Amicus 37 DCT … Continue reading

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