Tag Archives: RICO

Federal Court Dismisses Most Claims in Battle of Law Firms over Quechan Legal Work

Here are the materials in Williams & Cochrane LLP v. Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Reservation (S.D. Cal.): 50-1 motion to dismiss 51-1 motion to disqualify 53-1 rosette motion to dismiss 73 williams response to 50 74 williams response … Continue reading

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Update in Nooksack RICO Suit

Here are the new materials in Rabang v. Kelly (W.D. Wash.): 03-20-18 Letter From Bob Kelly and Notice of Involuntary Disenrollement 144 3-15-18 Kelly Defendants’ Motion for Indicative Ruling Regarding Dismissal 146 3-15-18 Defendant Chief Judge Ray Dodge’s Notice of … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Oral Argument Video in Rabang v. Kelly [Nooksack]

Here. Briefs here.

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Federal Court Stays Nooksack RICO Case Pending DOI Election Investigation

Here is the order in the matter of Rabang et al v. Kelly et al, 17-cv-00088 (W.D. Wash.): Doc. 140 – Order At plaintiff’s request, the court has extended a stay of the proceedings until April 30, 2018. It is … 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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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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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 Disenrollees’ RICO Action against Nooksack Holdover Council (in their individual capacities) to Proceed

Here are the materials in Rabang v. Kelly (W.D. Wash.): ORDER MOTION OF DEFENDANTS KELLY, GEORGE, SMITH, SOLOMON, JOHNSON, CANETE, GEORGE, ROMERO, EDWARDS, AND ARMSTRONG TO DISMISS PURSUANT TO F. R. CIV. P. 12(B)(1) AND F. R. CIV. P. 12(B)(6) … Continue reading

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Federal Court Holds UPS Liable for Transporting Indian Smokes

Here is the 200+ page order in State of New York v. United Parcel Service (S.D. N.Y.): 526 DCT Order Prior post here.

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