Tag Archives: District of North Dakota

Federal Court Denies Injunction against Enforcement of Indian ROW Regs

Here are the materials in Western Energy Alliance v. Dept. of Interior (D.N.D.): 21 Opposition to PI Motion 23 Reply 31 WEA Motion to Stay 32 Federal Response to Motion to Stay 34 DCT Order An excerpt: After a careful … Continue reading

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Parties seek intervention in Right-of-Way Regulation Lawsuit

The Three Affiliated Tribes of Ft. Berthold and the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association have sought to intervene in Western Energy Alliance v. Jewell. The materials for the Three Affiliated Tribes are here: Motion to Intervene: TAT Mot to Int Brief … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Challenges BIA Right of Way Regulations

Greenberg Traurig has filed a lawsuit against the Department of the Interior on behalf of the Western Energy Alliance, challenging the Department’s proposed Right of Way Regulations.  The case was filed in the U.S. District Court for North Dakota, and … Continue reading

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United States Files Statement of Interest in Brakebill v. Jaeger

Here: Doc. 25 – Motion for Leave to File Statement of Interest of the United States of America – Filed 4-1-2016  Doc. 25-1 – Statement of Interest of the United States of America – Filed 4-1-2016  Complaint and motion to … Continue reading

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North Dakota Motion to Dismiss in Brakebill v. Jaeger

Download memorandum in support here. Link to complaint in previous post here.

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North Dakota Tribal Member Sue over State’s Voter ID Law

Here is the complaint in Brakebill v. Jaeger (D. N.D.): 1 Complaint

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Supreme Court Cert Petition in Two Shields v. Wilkinson

Here: Two Shields Cert Petition ILTF Amicus Brief in Support of Petition Law Profs Amicus Brief in Support of Petition Questions presented: In Temple v. Synthes Corp., 498 U.S. 5 (1990) (per curiam), this Court unanimously held that joint tortfeasors … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Two Shields v. Wilkinson

Here is the opinion: Two Shields Opinion An excerpt: Appellants Ramona Two Shields and Mary Louise Defender Wilson are Indians with interests in land allotted to them by the United States under the Dawes Act of 1887. Such land is … Continue reading

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Second Federal Court Suit to Stop Fort Berthold Tribal Court Suit against Oil Company

Here are the materials in EOG Resources Inc. v. Johnson (D. N.D.): 1 Complaint 1-1 Tribal Court Summons

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Eighth Circuit Briefs in Tribal Court Jurisdiction Matter — Belcourt Public School District v. Davis

Here: Belcourt Public School District Opening Brief Tribal Response Brief Belcourt Public School District Reply Brief Lower court materials here.

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