Tag Archives: Southern District of California

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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Federal Court Dismisses Former Tribal Employee’s ICRA Claims

Here are the materials in Munoz v. Barona Band of Mission Indians (S.D. Cal.): 4-1 Motion to Dismiss 5 Response 7 Reply 10 DCT Order

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Federal Court Dismisses San Pasqual Band Membership Suits

Here are the materials in Alegre v. Zinke (S.D.Cal.): 20-1 Motion to Dismiss 28-1 Response 33 Reply 43 DCT Order And here are the materials in the companion case Alegre v. United States (S.D. Cal.): 6 Motion for TRO 16-1 … Continue reading

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Federal Court Partially Dismisses Pauma Band Claims against California’s Use of Gaming Compact Special Distribution Fund

Here are the materials in Pauma Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pauma & Yuima Reservation v. State of California (S.D. Cal.): 19-1 Motion to Dismiss 22 Opposition 25 Reply 26 DCT Order

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NEPA Challenge to Tule Wind Project Fails

Here are the materials in Protect Our Communities Foundation v. Black (S.D. Cal.): 59-1 POCF Motion for Summary J 61-1 Tule Wind Cross Motion 64 Federal Motion 66 POCF Response 74 Federal Reply 75 Tule Wind Reply 80EWI Order Granting … Continue reading

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Federals Prevail in Online Tribal Bingo Suit

Here are the materials in State of California v. Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel (S.D. Cal.): 61 US Motion 63 CA Motion 67 Tribal Response 68 US Reply 69 CA Reply 80 DCT Order Granting US Motion Prior post here.

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Venue Change for Jurisdiction Suit Against Blue Lake Rancheria Tribal Court

Here are the materials in Acres v. Blue Lake Rancheria Tribal Court, 16-cv-02622 (N.D. Cali.): Doc. 9 Notice of Motion and Motion to Dismiss Doc. 11 Plaintiff’s Memo and Points of Authorities Opposing Defendants’ MTD Doc. 21 Order Transferring Case … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Suit to Force BIA to do More to Protect Eagles affected by Wind Energy

Here are the materials in Protect Our Communities Foundation v. Black (S.D. Cal.): 33 Tule Wind Motion 34-1 Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians Motion 35-1 US Motion38 Opposition 43 Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians Reply 44 Tule Wind Reply 45 … Continue reading

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Pro Se Complaint Challenging Blue Lake Tribal Court Jurisdiction

Here is the complaint and exhibits in Acres v. Blue Lake Rancheria Tribal Court (S.D. Cal.): Complaint The tribe’s tribal court complaint against acres begins on page 50 of the pdf above.

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Ninth Circuit Rules in Favor of Tribe in $36.2M Compact Dispute

Here is the opinion in Pauma Band of Luiseño Indians v. State of California. From the court’s syllabus: Affirming the district court’s summary judgment, the panel held that the Pauma Band of Luiseno Mission Indians was entitled to rescission of the … Continue reading

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