Tag Archives: Section 1983

Federal Court Dismisses Construction Contractor’s Section 1983 Action against Reno-Sparks Indian Colony

Here are the materials in Forsythe v. Reno-Sparks Indian Colony (D. Nev.): 17 Tribe Motion to Dismiss 19 Wood Rodgers Inc Motion to Dismiss 24 Response to Tribe Motion 25 Response to Wood Rodgers Inc 27 Tribe Reply 28 Wood Rodgers … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Section 1983 Action against Sandia Pueblo Police

Here is the order in Crist v. Nix (D.N.M.): 28 DCT Order An excerpt: Last, Crist also names the Sandia Pueblo Police Department as a Defendant. The Sandia Pueblo Police Department is not a “person” within the meaning of 42 U.S.C. … Continue reading

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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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