Tag Archives: District of Nevada

Federal Court Grants Comity to Winnemucca Tribal Court Rulings in Leadership Dispute

Here are the materials in Winnemucca Indian Colony v. Dept. of Interior (D. Nev.): 277 Status Report 277-1 Tribal Court Order of Dismissal 277-2 Nevada Itertribal COA Opinion 277-3 Tribal COA Denial of Motion for Reconsideration 277-4 Tribal Order of Dismissal after … Continue reading

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Federal Court Grants Habeas Relief to State Prisoner for Crime Committed on Indian Lands [Public Law 280]

Here are the materials in Berry v. Baca (D. Nev.): 1-1 Habeas Petition 7 Nevada Motion to Dismiss 10 DCT Order Granting Motion 13 Motion for Relief from Judgment 18 Nevada Response 22 Reply 23 DCT Order Granting Petition

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Materials in Emm v. Yerington Paiute Tribe [med mal]

Here: 3 Magistrate Report 4 DCT Order 5 Pro Se Complaint

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Federal Court Declines to Dismiss Challenge to BLM “Traditional Cultural Property” Label on Western Shoshone Sites

Here are the materials in Battle Mountain Band of the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians v. United States Bureau of Land Management (D. Nev.): 103 US Motion to Dismiss Cross Claims 105 Battle Mountain Motion to Dismiss Cross-Claims 112 Carlin … Continue reading

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Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act Suit against Washoe Tribe

Here is the complaint in Simpson v. Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California (D. Nev.): Complaint.USERRA.1.29.18

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Materials (so far) in BP America v. Yerington Paiute Tribe

Here: 2 Motion for PI 26 Tribal Judge Motion to Dismiss 27 Tribe Motion to Dismiss 28-1 Tribal Court Motion to Dismiss

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Federal Court Dismisses Construction Contractor’s Section 1983 Action against Reno-Sparks Indian Colony

Here are the materials in Forsythe v. Reno-Sparks Indian Colony (D. Nev.): 17 Tribe Motion to Dismiss 19 Wood Rodgers Inc Motion to Dismiss 24 Response to Tribe Motion 25 Response to Wood Rodgers Inc 27 Tribe Reply 28 Wood Rodgers … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Slip and Fall Action against Fort Mojave Indian Tribe’s Casino Operations

Here are the materials in Ireson v. AVI Casino Enterprises (D. Nev.): 8 Motion to Dismiss 11 Response 16 Reply 21 DCT Order

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Federal Court Dismisses Energy Company Counterclaim against Battle Mountain

Here are the materials in Battle Mountain Band of the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians v. Bureau of Land Management (D. Nev.): 83-motion-to-dismiss-counterclaim 92-carlin-resources-response 93-reply 94-order The main suit against the BLM is currently on appeal to the Ninth Circuit. … Continue reading

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Federal Judge Orders Satellite Polling Places on Two Nevada Reservations

Here are the briefs and order in the matter of Sanchez et al v. Cegavske et al, 16-cv-00523 (D. Nev. Oct. 7, 2016): Doc. 1 – Verified Complaint for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief Doc. 10 – Verified First Amended Complaint … Continue reading

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