Tag Archives: Crow Nation

Federal Court Holds Nonmember Exhausted Tribal Remedies when Tribal Appellate Court Decided Jurisdiction Issues, but Not Merits

Here are the materials in Big Horn County Elec. Coop. v. Big Man (D. Mont.): 1 Complaint 1-4 Absolooke Appeals Court Opinion Part 1 1-5 Absolooke Appeals Court Opinion Part 2 1-7 Crow Tribal Court Opinion 1-9 Motion for Summary Judgment … Continue reading

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Herrera v. Wyoming SCOTUS Background Materials

Here are the merit stage briefs: Petitioner’s Brief 17-532 tsac Indian Law Professors Crow Tribe Amicus Brief Eastern Shoshone Amicus Brief Natural Resources Law Professors Brief NCAI Brief PACIFIC AND INLAND NORTHWEST TREATY TRIBES Brief Public Health Scholars Brief Shoshone-Bannock … 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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North Dakota SCT Asserts Concurrent Jurisdiction over Nonmember Indian Child Support Orders

Here is the opinion in State v. Peltier. Briefs: peltier brief state brief

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SCOTUS Grants Herrera v. Wyoming

Here is today’s order list. Here is the tag for Herrera v. Wyoming.

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US Recommends Grant in Herrera v. Wyoming

Here is the invitation brief: 17-532 Herrera (ac pet) UPDATE: respondent supplemental brief petitioner supplemental brief Other cert stage briefs here.

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Herrera v. Wyoming Cert Petition

Here: 2017-10-05 Herrera Cert Petition Question presented: Whether Wyoming’s admission to the Union or the establishment of the Bighorn National Forest abrogated the Crow Tribe of Indians’ 1868 federal treaty right to hunt on the “unoccupied lands of the United States,” thereby permitting the … Continue reading

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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 

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Crow Allottees Challenge to Water Compact

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.

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Split Ninth Circuit Panel Allows Equal Protection Claim against FBI Official Who Failed to Properly Investigate Murder of Crow Nation Members

Here is the unpublished opinion in Cole v. Oravec. Briefs: Appellant Brief Answer Brief Reply Prior posts here.

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