Tag Archives: District of Montana

Federal Court Rejects Individual Blackfeet Members’ Objection to Water Compact

Here are the materials in Enrolled Members of the Blackfeet Tribe v. Crowe (D. Mont.): 1 Pro Se Complaint 20 US Motion to Dismiss 29 Motion to File Amended Complaint 33 US 2d Motion to Dismiss 43 Magistrate Findings 47 … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Tort Claim against Crow Health Care Center

Here are the materials in Wilhite v. Awe Kualawaache Care Center (D. Mont.): 29 Motion to Dismiss – sovereign immunity 30 Response 33 Reply 35 Motion to Dismiss – FTCA 38 Response 39 DCT Order Prior post here.

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Federal Court Holds Nonmember Exhausted Tribal Remedies when Tribal Appellate Court Decided Jurisdiction Issues, but Not Merits

Here are the materials in Big Horn County Elec. Coop. v. Big Man (D. Mont.): 1 Complaint 1-4 Absolooke Appeals Court Opinion Part 1 1-5 Absolooke Appeals Court Opinion Part 2 1-7 Crow Tribal Court Opinion 1-9 Motion for Summary Judgment … Continue reading

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Tribes Sue over Keystone XL Pipeline

Here: ROSEBUD SIOUX TRIBE AND FORT BELKNAP INDIAN COMMUNITY FILE SUIT AGAINST KEYSTONE XL The Rosebud Sioux Tribe (Sicangu Lakota Oyate) and the Fort Belknap Indian Community (Assiniboine (Nakoda) and Gros Ventre (Aaniiih) Tribes) in coordination with their counsel, the … Continue reading

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Federal Court Issues TRO in Grizzly Bear Delisting Case

Here are the materials in Crow Indian Tribe v. Dept. of Interior (D. Mont.): 251 Motion for TRO 252 Organizational Plaintiffs Motion for TRO 253 Brief in Support 254 DCT Order Granting TRO Prior posts here.

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Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment in NEPA Challenge to Secretarial Order 3348 [includes Northern Cheyenne Tribe]

Here is the pleading in Citizens for Clean Energy v. Dept. of Interior (D. Mont.): 100 Motion for Summary J Here is the order on the Federal Coal Memorandum.

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Federal Court Dismisses Title VII Complaint against Salish Kootenai College

Here are the materials in McCoy v. Salish Kootenai College Inc. (D. Mont.): 13 Motion to Dismiss 22 Response to 13 25 Reply in Support of 13 28 CSKT Amicus Brief 33 American Indian Higher Education Consortium Amicus 37 DCT … Continue reading

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Federal Court Allows CFPB Suit to Proceed against Think Finance

Here are the materials in Consumer Financial Protection Bureau v. Think Finance (D. Mont.): 51 Motion to Dismiss 59 Response 61 Reply 65 NFOA & Oklahoma Amicus Brief 78 DCT Order

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Federal Court Allows Civil RICO Suit to Proceed against Crow Nation-Owned Health Facility

Here are the materials in Wilhite v. Awe Kualawaache Care Center (D. Mont.): 13 Motion to Dismiss 15 Response 17 Reply 18 DCT Order

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Federal Court Holds Federal Claims Act Suits against Section 17 Corporations are Suits against the Tribal Owner

Here are the materials in Cain v. Salish Kootenai College (D. Mont.): 90 CSKT Amicus Brief 92 SKC Motion to Dismiss 102 Cain Response 106 Reply 108 DCT Order This case is on remand from the CA9.

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