Tag Archives: RICO

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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Ceiba Legal Awarded Attorney Fees After Successful Defense of RICO/Lanham Act Actions

Here are the materials in Elem Indian Colony of Pomo Indians of the Sulphur Bank Rancheria v. Ceiba Legal (N.D. Cal.): 70 Motion for Atty Fees 75 Response 79 Reply 83 DCT Order Lower court materials here.  

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Update in Paskenta Band v. Crosby

Here are updated orders in Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians v. Crosby (E.D. Cal.): 299-dct-order-dismissing-umpqua-bank 342-dct-order-dismissing-gdk-consulting 358-dct-order-granting-cornerstone-bank-motion 359-dct-order-denying-moore-insurance-motion 360-dct-order-denying-pi-motion Recall the CA9 recently revived the tribe’s effort to freeze Crosby assets, post here. Also, the federal indictment of the Crosby … Continue reading

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Update in Massive Suit against Plain Green, Owned by Chippewa Cree at Rocky Boy’s

Here are selected materials in Gringras v Rosette (D. Vt.): 66 Plain Green Motion to Dismiss or Compel 85 Response 92 Plain Green Reply 122 DCT Order

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Ninth Circuit Materials in Paskenta Band v. Crosby

Here are the briefs: Appellant Brief Appellee Brief Reply Oral argument audio and video here. Lower court materials here.

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