Tag Archives: tribal sovereign immunity
Federal Dismisses Alleged Whistleblower Complaint against US re: Former Sauk-Suiattle Employee, Allows 30 Days to Refile on Free Speech Claims
Here are the materials in Dahlstrom v. United States (W.D. Wash.): 38 US Motion to Dismiss 48 Response 49 US Reply 62 DCT Order Prior post here.
Here is the order in Mylan Pharmaceuticals v. St. Regis Mohawk Tribe: Order Materials here.
Federal Court Rejects Trappers/Hunters Effort to Dismiss Challenge to Federal Implementation of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Rule 19!)
Here are the materials in Wildearth Guardians v. United States Fish & Wildlife Service (D. Mont.): 75 Motion to Dismiss 79 Federal Response 80 Wildearth Guardians Response 84 Reply 94 DCT Order
Here: Skokomish Opening Brief Forsman Answer Brief Skallam Tribes Amicus Brief Lower court materials here.
Question presented: Does a court’s exercise of in rem jurisdiction overcome the jurisdictional bar of tribal sovereign immunity when the tribe has not waived immunity and Congress has not unequivocally abrogated it? Here are the merit stage briefs: Upper Skagit Brief United States Brief NCAI Amicus Brief Tribal … Continue reading →
Here is yesterday’s order list. Petition stage materials here.
Here is the order in McKesson Corp. v. Hembree (N.D. Okla.): 138 DCT Order An excerpt: Oklahoma is among the states with the highest number of opioid prescriptions per one hundred people and has a high overdose death rate. Tribal … Continue reading →
Here are the materials in Wilmington Savings Fund Society v. Fryberg (W.D. Wash.): 15 Tulalip motion to dismiss 21 Response 22 Reply 28 DCT order
Here is the order list from last Friday. Here are the cert stage materials in Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Lundgren. Lower court materials here.
Here are the amici curiae in the matter of Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. et al v. St. Regis Mohawk Tribe et al: For Movants: Brief Amici Curiae of the National Congress of American Indians, National Indian Gaming Association, and the United … Continue reading →