Tag Archives: tribal court exhaustion doctrine

Ninth Circuit Materials in Knighton v. Cedarville Rancheria

Here: Opening Brief Tribe Answer Brief Reply Oral argument video here. Lower court materials here.

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Federal Court Orders Exhaustion of Tribal Remedies in Yerington Paiute Mine Torts Case

Here are the materials in BP America v. Yerington Paiute Tribe (D. Nev.): 37 Amended Complaint 38 Amended Motion for PI 41 Tribal Judge MTD 42 Tribal Judge Response to 38 51 Tribe MTD 52 Tribe Response to 38 53-1 Tribal Court … Continue reading

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Federal Court Orders Tribal Exhaustion in Property Dispute

Here are the new materials in Watterson v. Fritcher (E.D. Cal.): 28 Response to Order to Show Cause 30 DCT Order Prior post here.

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Order Requiring Exhaustion over Tribal Seizure of Truck

Here is the opinion in Wilson v. Horton’s Towing. Briefs: Wilson Opening Brief US Answer Brief Appellee Brief Reply Lower court materials here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Tort Claim against Crow Health Care Center

Here are the materials in Wilhite v. Awe Kualawaache Care Center (D. Mont.): 29 Motion to Dismiss – sovereign immunity 30 Response 33 Reply 35 Motion to Dismiss – FTCA 38 Response 39 DCT Order Prior post here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Effort to Appeal Shakopee Tribal Court Marriage Dissolution/Child Custody Order

Here are the new materials in Nguyen v. Gustafson (D. Minn.): 35 Tribal Motion to Dismiss 39 Defendant Motion to Dismiss 41 Plaintiff Opposition 43 Gustafson Reply 44 Tribal Reply 47 DCT Order Granting Motion to Dismiss Prior post here.

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Federal Court Accepts Cherokee Nation’s Voluntary Dismissal of Tribal Court Opioid Case

Here are the materials in McKesson Corp. v. Hembree (N.D. Okla.): 139 Hembree Motion to Dismiss 141 Opposition 145 Reply 146 DCT Order Prior post here.

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Federal Court Holds Nonmember Exhausted Tribal Remedies when Tribal Appellate Court Decided Jurisdiction Issues, but Not Merits

Here are the materials in Big Horn County Elec. Coop. v. Big Man (D. Mont.): 1 Complaint 1-4 Absolooke Appeals Court Opinion Part 1 1-5 Absolooke Appeals Court Opinion Part 2 1-7 Crow Tribal Court Opinion 1-9 Motion for Summary Judgment … Continue reading

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Federal Court Orders Tribal Exhaustion in Title VII Case against Tribal Entity

Here are the materials in Romero v. Wounded Knee LLC (D.S.D.): 56 Motion to Dismiss 59 Motion to Strike 62 Response to 59 63 Reply in Support of 59 67 Response to 56 68 Reply in Support of 56 77 Plaintiff’s … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Briefs in Kodiak Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. v. Seaworth [formerly Burr]

Here: MHA Nation Judicial Officers Brief HRC Brief Lower court materials here.

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