Tag Archives: Dakota Access Pipeline

Iowa Law Review Student Scholarship on How NHPA Fails Tribal Interests

Amanda M. Marincic has published “The National Historic Preservation Act: An Inadequate Attempt to Protect the Cultural and Religious Sites of Native Nations” in the Iowa Law Review. An excerpt: Beginning in 2016, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe engaged in … 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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New Scholarship on DAPL and Tribal Jurisdiction

Andrew Rome has published “Black Snake on the Periphery: The Dakota Access Pipeline and Tribal Jurisdictional Sovereignty” in the North Dakota Law Review.

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Court Finds Tribes’ Interim Conditions Reasonable and Appropriate

Here is the opinion in the matter of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe et al v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers et al (D.D.C. 16-cv-01534): Doc. 304 – Memorandum Opinion Link: Previous posts, other documents related to Dakota Access Pipeline

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The Tribes’ Reply in Support of Remand Conditions and Proposed Order

Here are the documents in the matter of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe et al v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers et al (D.D.C. 16-cv-01534): Doc. 293 Reply in Support of Imposition of Remand Conditions Doc. 293-1 Proposed Order Other materials posted here.

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Eighth Circuit Rejects Effort to Enjoin Police Use of Dangerous Weapons at Standing Rock

Here is the unpublished opinion in Dundon v. Kirchmeier. Briefs: Appellant Brief ACLU Amicus Brief Appellee Brief Reply Brief

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North Dakota SCT Declines to Terminate the Special Provision of Legal Services Order

Here is the court’s order in In the Matter of a Petition to Terminate the Special Provision of Legal Services by Qualified Attorneys From Outside North Dakota: 20160436_op_Petition to Terminate Special Provision of Legal Services Prior post here.

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Environmental Assessment Not Vacated on Remand in Dakota Access

Here are the documents in the matter of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe et al v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers et al (D.D.C. 16-cv-01534): Doc. 283 – Order Doc. 284 – Memorandum Opinion Other materials posted here. Excerpt: In light … Continue reading

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Standing Rock/NoDAPL Motion to File Amicus in Support of Dakota Access and ACOE Brief Regarding Remedy

Here are the briefs(PDF) in the matter of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe et al v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers et al, (D.D.C. 16-cv-01534): 258- United States Army Corps of Engineers’ Brief Regarding Remedy 259- Motion of the American Fuel … Continue reading

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Request from WPLC Regarding N.D. Petition to Rescind Special Provision

Dear Law School faculty: I am an attorney associated with the Water Protectors Legal Collective (WPLC), the legal assistance project which has been assisting the Standing Rock Tribe and its supporters protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota.  I’m … Continue reading

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