Tag Archives: Ninth Circuit

Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Tort Claim against Rocky Boy’s

Here is the unpublished opinion in Eagleman v. Rocky Boy’s Chippewa-Cree Business Committee or Council. Briefs here. Lower court materials here. Oral argument video here.

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Ninth Circuit Decides US v. Gila River Irrigation District

Here are the materials, including the opinion: USA v Gila Valley Irrigation District Opinion US Opening Brief GRIC and SCAT Appellants Brief Freeport Minerals Brief Irrigation Districts Brief US Reply San Carlos Apache Tribe Reply Gila River Indian Community Reply … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Affirms French v. Starr

Here is the unpublished order. Prior posts here.

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Nooksack Kelly Faction Files Notice of Appeal in Rabang v. Kelly; IHS Reassumes Services “Effective Immediately”

Here is the notice of appeal: Notice of Appeal And the IHS letter: May 16 Letter from IHS to Robert Kelly Jr

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Ninth Circuit Denies En Banc Petition in Tavares v. Whitehouse

Here are the materials: CA9 Order Denying Petition En Banc Petition Prior posts here.

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Ninth Circuit Rejects Mishewal Wappo Trust Breach Claim

Here are the materials in Mishewal Wappo Tribe of Alexander Valley v. Zinke: Unpublished Opinion Briefs: Opening Brief Federal Answer Brief Amicus Brief Reply Other posts with lower court materials here.  

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Gila River Prevails in Lyon v. GRIC (CA9)

Here is the unpublished order: Doc 61-1 – Decision Judgment We posted materials here. Case tag here.

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Notice of Appeal in Goldwater ICWA Litigation

As they promised they would, Goldwater filed their notice of appeal to the 9th Circuit in the Arizona ICWA class action case. Here. Order they are appealing is here. As always, documents in the case will be housed here.

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Ninth Circuit Materials in United States v. King Mountain Tobacco Co.

Here: Opening Brief Lower court materials here.

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Gun Conviction Arising from Indian Country D.V.

Here are the materials in United States v. Fryberg: Opinion Opening Brief Answer Brief Reply

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