Tag Archives: District of Utah

Goshutes Sue Outside Counsel

Here is the complaint in Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation v. Dorsey & Whitney LLP (D. Utah): 1 Complaint.pdf

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Federal Court Holds Nonrecognized Tribe May Not Issue Hunting and Fishing Permits But Does Not Issue Injunction under 18 U.S.C. § 1343

Here are the materials in United States v. Uintah Valley Shoshone Tribe (D. Utah): 2 Complaint 3 Motion for TRO 14 Response 15 Response 26 Defendants Brief on Plenary Power 45 Federal Motion for Summary J 47 Opposition 48 Opposition … Continue reading

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Opinion in the Grayeyes Case

Here is the written order in Grayeyes v. Cox (D. Utah): 94 dct order Prior posts here.

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Commentator in Salt Lake Tribune Calls for Criminal Prosecution of San Juan County Clerk

Here is “Gehrke: A county clerk’s deceptive attempt to keep Grayeyes out of the San Juan commission race should lead to criminal charges.”

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Federal Court Orders Willie Grayeyes Back on Ballot in San Juan County

News coverage here, here, and here. Here are most of the materials in Grayeyes v. Cox (D. Utah): 13 motion for preliminary injunction 57 San Juan county opposition to 13 65 motion to dismiss 68 reply in support of 13 … Continue reading

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Federal Judge Refuses to Sanction Attorney for Repeatedly Disparaging Tribal Court

Here are the relevant materials in Becker v. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation (D. Utah): 134 becker motion for sanctions 146 tribal parties motion for sanctions 154 dct order denying becker motion for sanctions 155 dct … Continue reading

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Federal Court Holds Utah State Court Has Jurisdiction over Contract Dispute with Former Ute Tribe Contractor

Here are the materials in Ute Indian Tribe v. Lawrence (D. Utah): 52 motion for partial sj 53 motion for partial sj 54 emergency motion 95 becker opposition to emergency motion 101 reply 136 dct order Tenth Circuit materials here.

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Federal Court Refuses to Quash Depositions of Ute Tribal Council Members over Funding of Lawsuit against Duschene Couty Police

Here are the materials in Wopsock v. Dalton (D. Utah): 130 Motion to Quash 136 Wopsock Brief 137 Response 139 Reply 171 DCT Order

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Federal Court Enjoins State Court Trial in Ute Jurisdictional Dispute

Here are the relevant materials in Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation  v. Lawrence (D. Utah): 54 Ute Motion for PI 82 Motion for TRO 85 DCT Order Granting TRO 86 Ute Motion for Hearing This matter is … Continue reading

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Federal Court Stays Becker v. Ute to Await Tribal Court Rulings

Here are the materials in Becker v. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation (D. Utah): 70 Becker Motion for PI 73 Ute Motion for Summary Judgment [preemption] 74 Ute Motion for Summary Judgment [illegality] 75 Ute Emergency Motion … Continue reading

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