Tag Archives: Indian water rights
Here is the order in Crow Allottees Assn. v. Bureau of Indian Affairs: Crow Allottees Memorandum Opinion Briefs: Opening Brief Federal Answer Brief Reply Lower court materials here.
Here is the petition in Coachella Valley Water District v. Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians: Coachella Cert Petition Question presented: Whether, when, and to what extent the federal reserved right doctrine recognized in Winters v. United States, 207 U.S. 564 (1908), preempts state-law regulation … Continue reading →
Here are the materials in Crow Creek Sioux Tribe v. United States (Fed. Cl.): 6 Motion to Dismiss 12 Response 17 Reply 22 DCT Order An excerpt: Plaintiff Crow Creek has sued the United States through the Department of the … Continue reading →
Here are the new materials in Ak-Chin Indian Community v. Central Arizona Water Conservation District (D. Ariz.): AnswerCC motion Complaint is here.
Here are the briefs in Havasupai Tribe v. Anasazi Water Co. (D. Ariz.): 15 Anasazi Motion to Order Joinder 18 Halvorson-Seibold Motion to Dismiss 62 Tribe Response to Motion for Joinder 63 Tribe Response to Motion to Dismiss 64 Tribe … Continue reading →
Michelle Bryan has posted “Valuing Tribal Sacred Water within Prior Appropriation,” published in the Natural Resources Journal. Here is an excerpt from the abstract: Much has been written in the area of waters to support fishing rights under treaty. This … Continue reading →
Here is the complaint in Ak-Chin Indian Community v. Central Arizona Water Conservation District (D. Ariz.): Complaint
Here is the opinion in Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians v. Coachella Valley Water District: CA9 Opinion An excerpt: The Coachella Valley Water District (“CVWD”) and the Desert Water Agency (“DWA”) (collectively, the “water agencies”) bring an interlocutory appeal of the … Continue reading →
Here are the briefs in Navajo Nation v. Dept. of Interior: Navajo Opening Brief BIA Brief Arizona Brief Nevada Brief Water Districts Brief Navajo Reply Oral argument video here. Lower court materials here.
US Moves to Recuse Federal Judge from Indian Water Rights-Related Matter Due to Bias against Federal Government
Here is the motion in United States v. Walker River Irrigation District (D. Nev.): 1414 US Motion to Recuse