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Nooksack: Federal Court Stays RICO Suit; IBIA Dismisses First IHS Reassumption Appeal

Here are materials in Rabang v. Kelly (W.D. Wash.): 6 – defendant-appellants’ opening brief 11 – plaintiff-appellees’ answering brief 124 non-parties nooksack tribe and certain tribal employees’ motion to quash non-party subpoenas 125 defendants kelly, cante and armstrong’s motion to … Continue reading

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Nooksack Update in Federal RICO Action

Here are new materials in Rabang v. Kelly (W.D. Wash.): 122 Plaintiffs’ Supplemental Summary Judgment Response Ninth Circuit briefs in Rabang v. Kelly are here.

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Latest Nooksack Federal Court, IHS Developments

Here are new materials in Rabang v. Kelly (W.D. Wash.): 9-22-17 letter from ihs to nooksack tribal members 11-18-16 Letter IHS Regional Director Dean Seyler to Nooksack Chairman Robert Kelly Jr 116 Plaintiffs’ Supplemental Briefing Re MOA 118 Defendant Dodge’s … Continue reading

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Briefs For Opposing Motions to Compel and Quash in Nooksack RICO Case

Here are the documents in the matter of Rabang v. Kelly, 17-cv-00088 (W.D. Wash.): Doc. 95 – Plaintiffs’ Motion to Compel Discovery Doc. 98 – Motion to Quash Subpoena Noted for Hearing September 8 2017 Doc. 102 – Response of Kelly … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Rabang v. Kelly (Nooksack RICO Matter)

Here: 6 – Defendant-Appellants’ Opening Brief 11 – Plaintiff-Appellees’ Answering Brief 16 Appellants’ Reply Brief More posts here.  

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Nooksack Reaches Settlement with National Indian Gaming Commission

Here: Nooksack NIGC Settlement

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Federal Government and Purported Nooksack Leadership Reach Agreement to Hold Elections

Here is the Memorandum of Agreement: MOA.8-28-17

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IBIA Dismisses Second Nooksack IHS Reassumption Appeal

Here: 8-11-17 Nooksack v IHS (IBIA) Order Dismissing Appeal

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Federal Court Allows Discovery of Nooksack Tribal Court Judge

Here are the materials from Rabang v. Kelly (W.D. Wash.): 75 Plaintiffs’ Motion to Deny or Continue Defendant Dodge’s Motion for Summary Judgment 82 Defendant Chief Judge Raymond Dodge’s Opposition to Rule 56(D) Motion 84 Plaintiffs’ Reply in Support of … Continue reading

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Nooksack Casino Closes after NIGC Issues NOV

Here is the NOV. NIGC presser here. News coverage here and here.

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