Tag Archives: D.C. District Court.

Saginaw Chippewa Disenrollees Sue Interior for Failure to Enforce the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan Distribution of Judgment Funds Act

Here is the complaint in Cavazos v. Zinke (D.D.C.): tribal-members-lawsuit The plaintiffs are represented by Gerald Torres, Michael Sliger, and Hope Babcock. News coverage: “Expelled Tribe Members Say Feds Did Nothing to Protect Their Rights”

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Seminole Tribe v. Azar Complaint

Here: 01 – Complaint

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Another Update on Cayuga Leadership Dispute

Here are the new materials in Cayuga Nation v. Zinke (D.D.C.): 40 DCT Order on 16 42 DCT Order on 22 Prior post here.

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Federal Court Now Rules in Favor of Navajo Nation in Head Start Program Funding Dispute

Here are the new materials in Navajo Nation v. Azar (D.D.C.): Doc 16 Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment Doc 17 Motion to Dismiss Doc 22 Order granting Plaintiff’s Motion to Dismiss or in the Alternativ… Doc 23 Memorandum Opinion 2018-03-27 … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Yankton Sioux Arguments on Dakota Access Pipeline

Here are the materials in the consolidated cases known as Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers (D.D.C.): 292 Yankton Sioux Tribe Motion for Summary J 317-1 Army Corps Response 319 Dakota Access Response 324 Reply … Continue reading

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Ute Indian Tribe Sues US for Breach of Trust

Here is the complaint in Ute Indian Tribe v. United States (D.D.C.): 1 Complaint

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Update in Cayuga Nation Leadership Dispute

Here are the materials in Cayuga Nation v. Zinke (D.D.C.): 16 Interior Motion to Dismiss 17 Cayuga Nation Council Motion to Intervene 19 Plaintiffs Opposition to 16 20 Plaintiffs Opposition to 17 22 Plaintiffs Motion for PI 24 Cayuga Nation … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Challenge to Wilton Rancheria Trust Acquisition Made by Acting Interior Official

Here are the materials in Stand Up for California! v. Dept. of Interior (D.D.C.): 33 Stand Up Motion for Summary J 40 Interior Cross Motion 41 Wilton Rancheria Cross Motion 45 Stand Up Reply 49 Wilton Reply 50 Interior Reply … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Navajo Move for Immediate Funding of Head Start Program; Case to Proceed

Here are the materials so far in Navajo Nation v. Azar (D.D.C.): 2-1 Motion for PI 11 Response 12 Reply 14 DCT Order

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Utah Diné Bikéyah & Patagonia and Others Sue Trump over Bears Ears, Too

Here is the complaint in Utah Diné Bikéyah v. Trump (D.D.C.): 2017.12.06 – Bears Ears Complaint (filed) Here is the complaint in Natural Resources Defense Council v. Trump (D.D.C.): NRDC Complaint

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