Tag Archives: District of Arizona

Federal Court Allows FTCA Suit re: Navajo Nation Police Vehicle Accident to Proceed

Here are the materials in Stearney v. United States (D. Ariz.): 59 Amended Complaint 92 US Motion for Summary J 108 Response 118 Reply 119 DCT Order

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Federal Trade Commission Sues Auto Dealership for Deceptive Trade Practices Near Navajo Reservation

Here is the complaint in FTC v. Tate’s Auto (D. Ariz.): ftc v. tate’s auto

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Federal Court Dismisses Part of Claim against Office of Navajo and Hopi Relocation [possibly the creepiest federal agency name]

Here are the materials so far in Tso v. Office of Navajo and Hopi Relocation (D. Ariz.): 1 complaint 17 motion to dismiss count ii 20 response 23 reply 24 dct order

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Update in Navajo Nation v. Dept. of the Interior (water rights case on remand)

Here: 2018-04-13 Doc 335 NN Mot Leave Intervene 2018-04-13 Doc 335-1 NN Memo in Support of Mot for Leave to Amend 2018-04-13 Doc 335-2 EX 1 – NN Proposed Third Amended Complaint On remand from the Ninth Circuit, the Nation … Continue reading

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Indian Students’ Claims against BIE School at Havasupai Survive Motion to Dismiss

Here are the materials in Stephen C. v. Bureau of Indian Education (D. Ariz.): 69 BIE Motion to Dismiss 76 Response 78 Havasupai Tribe Amicus Brief 82 Society of Indian Psychologists Amicus Brief 92 BIE Reply 100 DCT Order Complaint … Continue reading

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Navajo Nation Files Complaint Against US DOJ & City of Winslow Re Shooting Death of Loreal Tsingine

Here are the materials in Navajo Nation v. Sessions (D. Ariz.): 2018.3.27 – Complaint in Navajo Nation v Sessions – As Filed 2018.3.28 – PR Re Navajo Nation Files Complaint Re Shooting Death of Loreal Tsingine – FINAL

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Federal Court Rejects Habeas Petition Seeking Vacature of Major Crimes Act Domestic Violence Conviction [Hualapai]

Here are the materials in Smith v. United States (D. Ariz.): 1 Motion to Vacate 8 US Response 13 Reply 14 Magistrate Report 15 Objection 17 DCT Order

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Ninth Circuit Briefing in A.D. v. Washburn (Tahsuda)(Goldwater Case)

This is the appeal of the dismissal of the case in the federal District of Arizona purporting to represent all Native children in foster care in Arizona and their non-Indian foster parents or adoptive placements. The Goldwater Institute appealed the … Continue reading

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Federal Court Grants Rule 19 Dismissal in Challenge to Navajo Mine and Four Corners Power Plant

Here are the materials in Diné Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment v. Bureau of Indian Affairs (D. Ariz.): 50 Motion to Dismiss 56 US Opposition 57 Plaintiffs Opposition 61 Reply 64 DCT Order

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State of Arizona/Tucson Unified School District Attack on Mexican Studies Program Violated the Fourteenth Amendment

Here is the opinion in Gonzales v. Douglas (D. Ariz.): Gonzalez-v-Douglas NYTs coverage here. Prior posts here.

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