Tag Archives: Eastern District of California

Federal Court Dismisses Claims by “Historic Ione Band of Miwok Indians Tribe”

Here are the materials in Villa v. Jewell (E.D. Cal.): 16-1 Motion to Dismiss 20 Opposition 23 Reply 26 DCT Order

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Picayune Rancheria Sued by Gaming Management Company for Breach of Contract

Here is the complaint in Osceola Blackwood Ivory Gaming Group v. Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians (E.D. Cal.): Complaint

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Federal Court Allows Tribal NHPA Consultation Claims to Proceed in Freeway Challenge

Here are the materials in Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians of California v. United States Department of Transportation (E.D. Cal.): 68 Federal Motion to Dismiss 69 State Motion to Dismiss 73 Tribe Response to State Motion 74 Tribe Response to … Continue reading

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Federal Magistrate Finds Tribes May Not Be Represented by Non-Licensed, Pro Se Individuals

Here are the materials so far in Robinson v. Jewell (E.D. Cal.): Complaint Magistrate Order

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Cedarville Rancheria Prevails in Tribal Exhaustion Matter

Here are the materials in Knighton v. Cedarville Rancheria of Northern Paiute Indians (E.D. Cal.): 1 Complaint 10 Motion to Dismiss 14 Opposition 15 Reply 17 DCT Order An excerpt: Plaintiff Duanna Knighton, the former Tribal Administrator for defendant Cedarville … Continue reading

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Update in Paskenta Band v. Crosby

Here are updated orders in Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians v. Crosby (E.D. Cal.): 299-dct-order-dismissing-umpqua-bank 342-dct-order-dismissing-gdk-consulting 358-dct-order-granting-cornerstone-bank-motion 359-dct-order-denying-moore-insurance-motion 360-dct-order-denying-pi-motion Recall the CA9 recently revived the tribe’s effort to freeze Crosby assets, post here. Also, the federal indictment of the Crosby … Continue reading

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Colusa Indian Community Loses Motion for Reconsideration in Challenge to Enterprise Rancheria Casino Project

Here are the materials in Cachil Dehe Band of Wintun Indians of the Colusa Indian Community v. Jewell (E.D. Cal.): 170 Motion for Reconsideration 171 US Opposition 172 Enterprise Rancheria Opposition 173 Reply 183 DCT Order

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Federal Court Dismisses ICRA Suit against Bishop Paiute over Evictions for Failure to Give Notice to Tribe

Here are the materials in Napoles v. Rogers (E.D. Cal.): 1-complaint 6-motion-for-tro 8-dct-order-denying-motion

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Federal Indictment against Former Paskenta Band Leaders Alleging $6M in Embezzlement

Here is the indictment in United States v. Crosby (E.D. Cal.): federal-indictment News coverage here.

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Federal Court Denies Rule 11 Sanctions Motion against Counsel for United Indian Health Services

Here are the materials in United Indian Health Services v. Su (E.D. Cal.): 29-dct-order-dismissing-suit 31-1-motion-for-sanctions 32-opposition 33-reply 35-dct-order-denying-sanctions

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