Tag Archives: District of Oregon

Federal Court Denies Warm Springs Rule 19 Motion, Holding Clean Water Act Abrogates Tribal Immunity

Here are the materials in Deschutes River Alliance v. Portland General Electric Company (D. Or.): 74 Motion to Dismiss 76 Response 78 Reply 103 DCT Order

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Environmental, Research, sovereign immunity | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Federal Court Rejects Race Discrimination Claim of Former U of O Prof Accused of Sexual Harassment/Assault

Here is the opinion in Pavel v. University of Oregon (D. Or.): p 180315 opinion and order re. msj granted

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Research | Tagged , ,

Federal Court Dismisses Casino Patron Effort to Overrule Tribal Tort Claims Act Interpretation

Here are the materials in Wilson v. Umpqua Indian Development Corporation (D. Or.): 1 Complaint 1-7 Tribal Court Decision 15 Motion to Dismiss 17 Opposition 18 Reply 23 Surreply 27 DCT Order

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Indian gaming, Research, sovereign immunity, Tribal Codes, tribal courts | Tagged , , ,

Federal Court Dismisses Railroad Expansion Project Suit under Rule 19 for Failure to Join Indispensable Tribes

Here are the materials in Union Pacific Railroad v. Runyon (D. Or.): 28 Tribal Motion to Dismiss 42 Response 44 Reply 56 DCT Order

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Research | Tagged , , , , , ,

Casino Patron Brings Federal Suit over Interpretation of Tribal Tort Claims Act

Here is the complaint in Wilson v. Umpqua Indian Development Corporation (D. Or.): 1 Complaint 1-7 Tribal Court Decision Update: 15 Motion to Dismiss

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Indian gaming, Research, sovereign immunity, Tribal Codes, tribal courts | Tagged , , , ,

Yakama Nation Largely Prevails in CERCLA Suit with US

Here are the materials in Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation v. United States of America (D. Or.): 20 Yakama Motion for Summary J 21-1 Memorandum in Support 25 US Response 27 US Motion for Summary J 31 Yakama … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Environmental, Research, treaty rights | Tagged , , ,

Wrongful Death Action arising from Hot Pursuit against Warm Springs Police Dismissed

Here are the materials in Estate of Kalama v. Jefferson County (D. Or.): DCT Order Adopting Recommendations Magistrate Recommendations Warm Springs Motion Plainitffs’ Response Warm Springs Reply

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Research, sovereign immunity, Tribal Codes | Tagged , , , , ,

Colville Suit against IHS over Declination of Emergency Medical Services Self-Governance Compact Increase

Here is the complaint in Confederated Colville Tribes v. Sebelius (D. Or.): Colville Complaint

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Regulations, Research, tribal membership | Tagged , , , ,

Federal NAGPRA/NHPA Claims re: Mt. Hood Road Construction Survive Motions to Dismiss … For Now

Here are the materials in Slockish v. FHA (D. Or.): Magistrate Report in Slockish DCT Order in Slockish  

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, cultural resources, economic development, Research, trust relationship | Tagged , , , , ,

Federal Court Suppresses Firearms Acquired by Tribal Law Enforcement in Warrantless Search at Warm Springs

Here are the materials in United States v. Fuentes (D. Or.): Fuentes Motion to Suppress Government’s Response to Motion to Suppress DCT Order Granting Suppression Motion

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Criminal, Research | Tagged , , , ,