Tag Archives: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

New Scholarship on Standing Rock, Treaties, and the Supremacy Clause

Carla F. Fredericks & Jesse D. Heibel have posted “Standing Rock, the Sioux Treaties, and the Limits of the Supremacy Clause,” forthcoming in the University of Colorado Law Review. Here is the abstract: The controversy surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline … Continue reading

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Federal Court Orders Environmental Review of DAPL

Here is the opinion and order in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers (D.D.C.): Doc. 238 Order on Summary Judgment Motions Doc. 239 Memorandum Opinion on Cross Motions for Partial Summary Judgment

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Updated Standing Rock/NoDAPL Pleadings (March 21-May 11) [Update: thru May 17]

Here are updated pleadings in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers (D.D.C.): 194 DAPL Reply re Vance Resp to Ct Order 195 SRST Opp to ACOE & DAPL Mtns for Partial Sum Judg 198 Consol … Continue reading

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DAPL Appeal Pleadings

Here are the briefs in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers: 2017 03 15 Em Mtn for Injunction 2017 03 17 ACOE Resp in Opp 2017 03 17 CRST Reply 2017 03 17 DAPL Resp … Continue reading

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More DAPL Pleadings (March 15 to Present)

Here: 174 ACOE Unopposed Motion to Consolidate Cases 174-1 Proposed Order 175 SRST Motion to Extend Time 176 DAPL Opp to SRST Mtn Ext Time 177 Vance Response to Court’s 3-3-17 Order [178 sealed] 179 DAPL Status Report-Redacted 180 Stmt … Continue reading

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Updated Pleadings in DAPL Suit (Current through March 14)

Here: 153 ACOE Motion Extend Time to Resp to Mtn Part SJ 154 SRST Resp to 153 ACOE Mtn Ext Time 155 Vance Reply to DAPL & ACOE Opp to Mtn Intervene 156 DAPL Status Rept 157 Order Denying Prelim … Continue reading

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Federal Court Denies DAPL Injunction

Here is the order in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers (D.D.C.): March 7 Order Materials here.

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Amicus Briefs in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. Army Corps of Engineers

Download(PDF): National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center Oglala Sioux Tribe Association on American Indian Affairs, Pueblo of Pojoaque, and University of New Mexico School of Law Natural Resources and Environmental Law Clinic National Congress of American Indians, Affiliated Tribes of Northwest … Continue reading

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CRST’s Request for a Temporary Restraining Order against DAPL is Denied

There are a lot of moving parts on the legal side of the NoDAPL fight. This latest is in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 16-cv-01534, which was started in July. Those initial materials are here. … Continue reading

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Standing Rock Denounces Army Easement Announcement, Vows Court Challenge

Download(PDF): Press Release Next steps for Tribe and allies: The Tribe will challenge any easement decision on the grounds that the EIS was wrongfully terminated. The Tribe will demand a fair, accurate and lawful environmental impact statement to identify true … Continue reading

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