Tag Archives: District of Arizona

Central Arizona Water Conservation District Responds to Ak-Chin Suit; Seeks Federal Joinder

Here are the new materials in Ak-Chin Indian Community v. Central Arizona Water Conservation District (D. Ariz.): AnswerCC motion Complaint is here.

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Notice of Appeal in Goldwater ICWA Litigation

As they promised they would, Goldwater filed their notice of appeal to the 9th Circuit in the Arizona ICWA class action case. Here. Order they are appealing is here. As always, documents in the case will be housed here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Havasupai Water Rights Claim

Here are the briefs in Havasupai Tribe v. Anasazi Water Co. (D. Ariz.): 15 Anasazi Motion to Order Joinder 18 Halvorson-Seibold Motion to Dismiss 62 Tribe Response to Motion for Joinder 63 Tribe Response to Motion to Dismiss 64 Tribe … Continue reading

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Ak-Chin Indian Community files suit against Central Arizona Water Conservation District (CAWCD)

Here is the complaint in Ak-Chin Indian Community v. Central Arizona Water Conservation District (D. Ariz.): Complaint

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Gila River Suit for VA Reimbursements Dismissed

Here are the materials in Gila River Indian Community v. Dept. of Veterans Affairs (D. Ariz.): 15 Motion to Dismiss 16 Opposition 16-1 VA Opinion Letter 17 Reply 18 Order Granting MTD

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Goldwater Litigation on the Constitutionality of ICWA Dismissed Without Prejudice

This is the attempted class action litigation claiming ICWA violated the Constitution.This is a big win for ICWA and the legal advocates who worked on this case at the state, federal, and tribal levels. Here is the Order. The legal … Continue reading

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Federal Court Suppresses Defendant’s Statements to IHS Worker in Presence of Tribal Police

Here are the materials in United States v. Walsh (D. Ariz.): 34 Motion to Preclude 44 Response 46 Reply 90 DCT Suppression Order

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Federal Court Orders Exhaustion in Claims involving Interpretation of Navajo Insurance Law

Here are the materials in Progressive Advanced Insurance Company v. Worker (D. Ariz.): 11 Motion to Dismiss 15 Response 16 Reply 17 DCT Order An excerpt: The Court determines that the tribal courts of the Navajo Nation have a colorable or … Continue reading

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Navajo and US Bring CERCLA Actions over Uranium Mining; Consent Decree Reached

Here is the complaint in Navajo Nation v. Cypress Amax Minerals Co. (D. Ariz.): 1-complaint Here is the complaint in United States v. Cypress Amax Minerals Co. (D. Ariz.): 1-complaint 5-consent-decreee

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NYTs on Suit against Havasupai Elementary/United States

Here. Complaint here.

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