Tag Archives: Ninth Circuit

Ninth Circuit Materials in Protecting Arizona’s Resources and Children v. Federal Highway Administration

Here are the briefs: Gila River Indian Community Opening Brief Tohono O’odham Nation Amicus Brief State Brief Federal Brief Lower court order: 132 DCT Order

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Ninth Circuit Materials in Atlantic Richfield Co. v. Laguna Construction Co.

Here are the briefs: Opening Brief Others briefs TK. Lower court materials tag here.

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Jamul Action Committee Appeal

Here are the briefs (so far) in Jamul Action Committee v. [Chaudhuri]: Jamul Action Committee Opening Brief Lower court materials here.  

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Ninth Circuit Rejects Challenges to Navajo Generating Station Clean Air FIP

Here is the opinion in Yazzie v. EPA. Here is the opinion in Hopi Tribe v. EPA. The Yazzie opinion is the lead opinion and has more details. Materials in the Yazzie appeal are here. Materials in the Hopi appeal … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Challenge to North Fork Rancheria Trust Acquisition

Here are the materials in Stand Up for California! v. Dept. of Interior: Picayune Rancheria Opening Brief Stand Up Opening Brief Lower court materials here.

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House Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on Splitting the Ninth Circuit

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Split Ninth Circuit Dismisses ICRA Banishment Challenge

Here is the opinion in Tavares v Whitehouse. Briefs: Appellant Brief Appellee Brief Reply Brief Lower court materials here.

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Ninth Circuit Materials in Butte County v. Chaudhuri

Here: Butte County Opening Brief Federal Answer Brief Mechoopda Response Brief Butte County Reply Lower court materials here.

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Challenge to Tribal Leasing Regs

Here is the opinion in Desert Water Agency v. Dept. of the Interior. An excerpt from the court’s summary: The panel affirmed the district court’s dismissal for lack of standing and ripeness of a complaint brought by the Desert Water … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Rules in Favor of Agua Caliente Reserved Groundwater Claims

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

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