Tag Archives: Northern District of Oklahoma

Federal Court Dismisses Pawnee Effort to Challenge Oil and Gas Leases

Here are the materials in Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma v. Zinke (N.D. Okla.): 19 Motion to Dismiss 20 Opposition 21 Reply 27 DCT Order

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Federal Court Dismisses Kialegee Tribal Town v. Dillinger for Lack of Federal Question

Here are the materials in Kialegee Tribal Town v. Dellinger (N.D. Okla.): 2 Complaint 4 Motion for PI 8 DCT Order an excerpt: The Court finds that it lacks subject matter jurisdiction over this case because plaintiffs have not shown in … Continue reading

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Cherokee Nation Says Recent 10th Cir. Decision Supports Tribal Court Jurisdiction Over Drugmakers

Download(PDF) brief in the matter of McKesson Corp. et al. v. Hembree et al., 17-cv-00323 (D. Okla.): Doc. 107 – Supplemental Memorandum of Defendant Attorney General Todd Hembree In Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for a Preliminary Injunction Links: Previous posts, Murphy … Continue reading

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Cherokee Nation Briefs Asserting Tribal Court Jurisdiction Over Drug Makers

Here are the materials in the matter of McKesson Corp. et al. v. Hembree et al., 17-cv-00323 (D. Okla.): Doc. 86 – Memorandum of Defendant Attorney General Todd Hembree in Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for a Preliminary Injunction Doc. 95 – … Continue reading

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Drug Companies Challenge Cherokee Tribal Court Jurisdiction in Federal Court

Here are the materials in McKesson Corp. v. Hembree (N.D. Okla.): 2 Complaint 13 Motion for Injunction The tribal court complaint in Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma v. McKesson Corp. is here.  

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Pawnee Nation & Walter Echo-Hawk Sue over Fracking

Here is the complaint in Pawnee Nation v. Jewell (N.D. Okla.): 2 Complaint Here is the press release: PAWNEE NATION OF OKLAHOMA FILES SUIT TO PROTECT TRIBAL LANDS AND WATER FROM ILLEGAL OIL AND GAS DRILLING. November 18, 2016:   Today, … Continue reading

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US Granted 18 Months to Complete Osage Headright Trust Accounting

Here are the updated materials in Fletcher v. United States (N.D. Okla.): 1285 US Motion to Alter Judgment 1289 Fletcher Motion to Alter Judgment 1294 US Response 1295 Fletcher Response 1304 Fletcher Reply 1305 US Reply 1306 DCT Order Underlying … Continue reading

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Federal Court Quashes Subpoena on Tribal Sovereign Immunity Grounds

Here are the materials in Dillon v. BMO Harris Bank (N.D. Okla.): 3 Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians Motion to Quash 7 Response 9 Reply 15 DCT Order  

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Federal Court Dismisses Suit by Oklahoma Student Denied Request to Wear Eagle Feather at Graduation

Here is the opinion in Griffith v. Caney Valley Public Schools (N.D. Okla.): 42 DCT Order Briefs here.

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Pro Se Prisoner Effort to Tap Osage Headrights Fails

Here are the materials in Passons v. Osage Nation Government (N.D. Okla.): 33 Osage Nation Motion to DIsmiss 42 DOI Motion to Dismiss 51 Response to 42 53 DOI Reply 55 Response to 33 58 DCT Order

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