Tag Archives: D.C. Circuit

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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D.C. Circuit Affirms Amador County Cannot Challenge IGRA ‘Reservation’ Status of Buena Vista Rancheria

Here is the unpublished opinion in Amador County v. Dept. of Interior: CADC Unpublished Opinion Here are the briefs.

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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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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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Federal Court Dismisses Federal Recognition Bid by Group of Mdewakanton Sioux Indians 

Here is the opinion in Mdewakanton Sioux Indians of Minnesota v. Zinke (D.D.C.). Briefs previously posted here.

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D.C. Circuit Vacates Western Great Lakes Gray Wolf Delisting Rule

Here is the opinion in Humane Society of the United States v. Zinke. An excerpt from Judge Millett’s opinion: The gray wolf once roamed in large numbers across the contiguous forty-eight States. But by the 1960s, hunting, depredation, and habitat loss drove … Continue reading

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Split D.C. Circuit Rejects Challenge to Keepseagle Settlement Modification

Here are the materials in Keepseagle v. Perdue: Opinion Mandan Opening Brief Porter Brief Tingle Opening Brief US Brief Keepseagle Brief Mandan Reply Tingle Reply Related posts here.

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D.C. Circuit Rules in Tuttle v. Zinke — Upholds Interior Termination of Lease on CRIT Lands

Here is the order: Unpublished Order Briefs here.

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D.C. Circuit Briefs in Amador County v. Dept. of Interior

Here: Amador County Opening Brief DOI Answer Brief Reply Lower court materials in Amador County v. Jewell (D.D.C.): 76-1 Amador County Motion 77 US Motion 81 Amador County Response 83 US Reply 84 DCT Order

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Navajo Nation Prevails in D.C. Circuit over 2014 Annual Funding Agreement Dispute

Here is the opinion in Navajo Nation v. Dept. of Interior: Opinion An excerpt: The Navajo Nation delivered a proposed funding agreement to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, an agency within the United States Department of the Interior, during a partial government shutdown. … Continue reading

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