Tag Archives: Fort Berthold Indian Reservation
Federal Court Rejects Tribal Jurisdiction, Orders Arbitration, in Oilfield Equipment Contract Dispute
Here are the materials in Halcon Operating Co. Inc. v. Rez Rock N Water LLC (D.N.D.): 5 Motion for PI 19 Motion to Dismiss 22 Response to 19 23 Reply in Support of 19 29 DCT Order
Here are the materials in Olson v. North Dakota Dept. of Transportation: Appellant Brief Appellee Brief Opinion Reply
Here is the opinion in United States v. Bear. The court’s syllabus: Defendant’s argument that New Town, where his crime occurred, is not part of the Fort Berthold Reservation is rejected, and the district court did not err in determining … Continue reading →
Here is the opinion in Fredericks v. Fredericks. An excerpt: Lyndon Fredericks appeals, and Bole Resources, LLC, and others (“Bole defendants”) cross-appeal from a judgment declaring the district court had subject-matter jurisdiction over the action, reforming a quit claim mineral … Continue reading →
Here are the materials so far Paradigm Energy Partners LLC v. Fox (D.N.D.): 5-paradigm-motion-for-tro 8-mha-nation-motion-to-dismiss 20-mha-motion-to-dissolve-tro 21-paradigm-response-to-20 24-mha-reply-in-support-of-8 25-reply-in-support-of-20 UPDATE (2/17/2017): 26-dct-order 38-paradigm-dismissal-notice 41-dct-order-dismissing-matter-without-prejudice
Here is “Chronicling the oil boom: UND professors map dramatic changes to western ND landscape.” Links to several maps are available here.
Here are the materials so far in Kodiak Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. v. Burr (D. N.D.): 1 Complaint 1-1 Amended Tribal Court Complaint 1-2 Tribal Resolution
Here: 89 N.D. L. Rev. 53 Addressing Sentencing Disparities for Tribal Citizens in the Dakotas: A Tribal Sovereignty Approach – BJ Jones & Christopher J. Ironroad The abstract: Native Americans in the Dakotas can receive criminal sentences in federal courts … Continue reading →
Probably the most important article on fracking in Indian country so far. Raymond Cross has published “Development’s Victim or Its Beneficiary?: The Impact of Oil and Gas Development on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation” in the North Dakota Law Review.
Here is the news coverage (from an enviroment-friendly organization). Here are the administrative materials on the permit approval (PDF).