Category Archives: water rights
Here is the opinion in Flathead Joint Board of Control v. State. Briefs: Board brief State brief Tribe brief Board reply State reply
Here: Coachella Cert Petition States Amicus Brief Agua Caliente Cert Opp US Cert Opp Coachella Reply Desert Water Agency Reply Agua Caliente Supplemental Brief
Here: Agua Caliente Cert Opp US Cert Opp Cert petition here.
Here are the available materials in United States v. Abousleman (D.N.M.): 4383 Magistrate Report 4384 Jemez and Santa Ana Pueblos Objections 4385 US Objections 4386 Zia Pueblo Objections 4388 Coalition Response 4389 State Reponse 4390 US Reply 4392 Pueblo Reply … Continue reading →
Montana SCT Holds Water Rights Associated with Former Crow Allotment but Now Held by Others are Not Part of Tribal Water Right
Here are the materials in In re Scott Ranch: Opinion/Order Amicus Curiae Brief Appellant Brief
Here is the unpublished memorandum in Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Indians v. Board of Directors of the Truckee-Carson Irrigation District. Briefs: Pyramid Lake Opening Brief Response Brief Reply Brief Oral argument video is here.
Jason A. Robison, Barbara A. Cosens, Sue Jackson, Kelsey Leonard, and Daniel McCool have posted “Indigenous Water Justice” on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Indigenous Peoples are struggling for water justice across the globe. These struggles stem from centuries-long, ongoing … Continue reading →
Here is “Santa Fe County water rights suit reaches milestone after 51 years.”
Here is the order in Crow Allottees Assn. v. Bureau of Indian Affairs: Crow Allottees Memorandum Opinion Briefs: Opening Brief Federal Answer Brief Reply Lower court materials here.
Here is the petition in Coachella Valley Water District v. Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians: Coachella Cert Petition Question presented: Whether, when, and to what extent the federal reserved right doctrine recognized in Winters v. United States, 207 U.S. 564 (1908), preempts state-law regulation … Continue reading →