Category Archives: sovereign immunity

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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Case Materials in Seneca Nation v. Andrew Cuomo, et. al. (W.D.N.Y) [New York Thruway Easement]

Here: Doc. 1_Complaint (04.11.18) Doc. 16 and 16-1_Defs’ Motion to Dismiss (06.05.18) Doc. 22_Pltf’s Response in Opp to Defs MTD (08.10.18)

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Connecticut Appellate Court Quashes Third Party Discovery Request of Tribal Officials

Here is the opinion in Drabik v. Thomas: drabik-v-thomas.pdf

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Federal Magistrate Quashes Third Party Subpoena Issued against Tunica Biloxi Tribal Enterprise

Here are the materials in Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. ThinkFinance (E.D. La.): 1 motion to quash subpoena 4 thinkfinance memorandum 5 reply 8 magistrate order

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Federal Court Allows CFPB Suit to Proceed against Think Finance

Here are the materials in Consumer Financial Protection Bureau v. Think Finance (D. Mont.): 51 Motion to Dismiss 59 Response 61 Reply 65 NFOA & Oklahoma Amicus Brief 78 DCT Order

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Materials in Williams v. Big Picture Loans LLC [Lac Vieux Desert Ojibwe Enterprise]

Here are the materials in Williams v. Big Picture Loans LLC (E.D. Va.): 23 big picture mtd jurisdiction 27 big picture mtd exhaustion 29 tribal officials mtd 83 opposition to 23 86 opposition to 27 87 opposition to 29 99 … Continue reading

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Federal Court Allows Civil RICO Suit to Proceed against Crow Nation-Owned Health Facility

Here are the materials in Wilhite v. Awe Kualawaache Care Center (D. Mont.): 13 Motion to Dismiss 15 Response 17 Reply 18 DCT Order

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Federal Court Rejects Martha’s Vineyard Landowners Suit for Compensation after Failed Land Disputes with Tribe, State, Everyone Else

Here are the materials in DeCoulos v. Town of Aquinnah (D. Mass.): 15 town of aquinnah motion to dismiss 20 community association motion to dismiss 24 opposition 35 dct order

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Federal Court, US, Omaha Tribe Allow Utility’s Condemndation of Omaha Allotment Land to Proceed

Here are the materials in Northern Natural Gas Company v. 80 Acres of Land in Thurston County, Neb. (D. Neb.): 36 gas motion for summary j 41 us acquiescence 42 pro se defendant opposition 43 reply 49 dct order

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