Tag Archives: Eastern District of California

Ninth Circuit Decides California Valley Miwok Tribe v. Zinke

Here is the unpublished opinion. Briefs here. Oral argument video here. Lower court materials here.

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Intra-Tribal Property Dispute at Bishop Paiute

Here is the unpublished opinion in Napoles v. Rogers. Briefs: Opening Brief Answer Brief Reply Lower court materials here.

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Ninth Circuit Materials in Knighton v. Cedarville Rancheria

Here: Opening Brief Tribe Answer Brief Reply Oral argument video here. Lower court materials here.

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in California Valley Miwok Tribe v. Zinke

Here: appellant-brief.pdf tribal-appellee-brief1.pdf federal-answer-brief.pdf reply-1.pdf Oral argument video here. Lower court materials here.

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Federal Court Orders Tribal Exhaustion in Property Dispute

Here are the new materials in Watterson v. Fritcher (E.D. Cal.): 28 Response to Order to Show Cause 30 DCT Order Prior post here.

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Ninth Circuit Orders Arbitration in Dispute Involving Tribe and Labor Union

Here is the unpublished opinion in Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians v. UNITE HERE International Union. Briefs: Shingle Springs Opening Brief United Here Brief Oral argument video here. Lower court materials here. Prior cases here.

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Federal Court Denies TRO in Dispute over Modoc Tribe’s Traditional Lands brought by Japanese Internment Descendants

Here are the materials in Tule Lake Committee v. City of Tulelake (E.D. Cal.): 2-1 Motion for TRO 5 First Amended Complaint 13 DCT Order Denying TRO Prior post here.

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Federal Suit by Descendants of Japanese-American Internment Camp Victims Sue to Stop Sale of Land to Modoc Tribe

No, this one is not pretty. Here is the complaint in Tule Lake Committee v. City of Tulelake (E.D. Cal.): 1 complaint  

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Materials in Dispute over Ownership of Lot 28 on the Lone Pine Indian Reservation

Here are the materials in Watterson v. Fritcher (E.D. Cal.): 1 Complaint 20 Watterson Motion for Summary J 27 DCT Order

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Materials in Dispute over Trust Status of Parcel 5 at Upper Lake Rancheria

Here are the materials in the zombie case, Upper Lake Pomo Association v. Morton (E.D. Cal.) [yes, that’s Rogers Morton and yes, the caption number starts with 75]: 320 Jackson Motion to Enforce 324-1 Diwald Motion to Intervene 325 US Opposition … Continue reading

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