Tag Archives: Section 1983

Federal Magistrate Recommends Section 1983 Suit against NY Oneida Police Proceed

Here are the materials so far in Alexander v. New York (N.D. N.Y): 1 Complaint 4 Magistrate Order

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Federal Court Dismisses Wisconsin Oneida Suit over Renewable Energy

Here are the materials in Oneida Seven Generations Corporation v. City of Green Bay (E.D. Wis.): 10 Green Bay Motion to Dismiss 14 Opposition to 10 17 Reply 19 DCT Order An excerpt: Plaintiffs Oneida Seven Generations Corporation (OSGC) and Green … Continue reading

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Second Circuit Rejects Section 1983 Claim against Foxwoods/Pequot

Here is the summary order in Sun v. Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Commission: sun-v-mashantucket-pequot-gaming-commission Briefs here. Lower court materials here.

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Section 1983 Claim against Swinomish Tribal Police Officer Dismissed

Here are the materials in Pearson v. Dept. of Licensing (W.D. Wash.): 24 Tribal Motion to Dismiss 27 Response 30 Reply 33 DCT Order

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Great Elk Dancer Loses Section 1983 Complaint against Ohio City

Here are the materials in Great Elk Dancer for his Elk Nation v. Miller (S.D. Ohio): 42 City Motion for Summary J 64 Magistrate Judge R&R 70 DCT Order G. had survived a motion to dismiss earlier, posted here.

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Otoe-Missouria Chairman’s Section 1983 Suit against Connecticut Banking Commissioner Dismissed

Here are the materials in Shotton v. Pitkin (W.D. Okla.): 1 Complaint 12 Motion to Dismiss 20 Response 23 Reply 26 DCT Order

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Civil Rights Suit against Nisqually Jail Officials Dismissed for Failure to Exhaust Tribal Remedies

Here are the materials in Hardie v. Nisqually Corrections Superintendent (W.D. Wash.): 18 Nisqually Motion to Dismiss 22 Magistrate R&R 25 DCT Order

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Pro Se Section 1983 Suit against Mille Lacs Ojibwe Dismissed

Here are the materials in Goodman v. Waukey (D. Minn.): 1 Complaint 7 Magistrate Report 11 DCT Order

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Eighth Circuit Holds Suit against South Dakota Police Officer for Shooting Indian Suspect in the Back May Proceed

Here is the opinion in Capps v. Olson. An excerpt: Sheriff’s Deputy David Olson shot and killed Christopher Capps (Capps). Capps’s parents, Jerry and Jaylene Capps, sued Deputy Olson for using excessive force against their son in violation of 42 … Continue reading

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Otoe-Missouria Tribal Chairman Brings Civil Rights Action against Connecticut Dept. of Banking

Here is the complaint in Shotton v. Pitkin (W.D. Okla.): 1 Complaint An excerpt: Plaintiff brings this action as a result of unlawful enforcement actions taken by Defendants against Plaintiff and Defendants’ entry of a state administrative order imposing a civil … Continue reading

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