Tag Archives: Ute Indian Tribe

Hackford v. Utah Cert Petition (Ute Reservation Boundaries)

Here: Hackford v Utah Cert Petition Questions presented: 1. Whether the Acts of Congress, authorizing the President to set apart and reserve any reservoir site or other lands necessary to conserve and protect the water supply for the Indians or … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Dispute over Nonmember Property Boundary Line Dispute on Ute Reservation

Here are the materials in Austin v. Dietz (D. Utah): 12 Motion to Dismiss 12-2 Motion to Dismiss First Tribal Court Suit 12-3 Motion to Dismiss Second Tribal Court Suit 12-4 Tribal Court Panel Decision 13 Response 15 Reply 28 … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Rejects Challenge to State Criminal Jurisdiction on Strawberry Valley Project Area of Ute Reservation

Here is the opinion in Hackford v. State of Utah. Briefs: hackford-brief wasatch-county-brief state-brief reply-brief

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Cert Petition Arising from Police Killing of Ute Tribal Member

Here is the petition in Jones v. Norton: cert petn Questions presented: Where it is undisputed that Plaintiffs/Petitioners Debra Jones and Arden Jones, and their deceased son Todd R. Murray, all had individual rights under the 1868 Ute Tribe treaty with … Continue reading

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D. Wyoming Finds BLM Fracking Regulations Unlawful

Here are materials in Wyoming v. U.S. Dept. of Interior, et al, 15-cv-00043 (Jun. 21, 2016): Doc. 176 – Brief in Support of Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah’s Petition for Review of Final Agency Action Doc. 180 – Ute Indian Tribe of … Continue reading

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Ute Tribe Files in Federal Court to Prohibit Employment Claim in State Court

Download complaint in the matter of Ute Indian Tribe v. Honorable Lawrence, 16-cv-00579 (D. Utah) State action is titled Lynn Becker v. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation, et al., Case No. 140908394, Third District Court Link to previous … Continue reading

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Wyoming Federal Court Grants Ute Indian Tribe’s Motion for Preliminary Injunction Against BLM Fracking Rule

Order on Motions for Preliminary Injunctions here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Claim against Utah Police for Shooting Indian Man

Here are the materials in Jones v. United States (Fed. Cl.): 20 US Motion to Dismiss 23 Response 28 US Reply 59 DCT Order

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Tenth Circuit Rejects Uinta Allottees Petition for Section 17 Corporate Charter

Here are the materials in Gardner v. Jewell: Gardner Opening Brief Interior Answer Brief Gardner Reply CA10 Unpublished Opinion

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Ute Indian Tribe Files Notice of Appeal in Immunity Case Involving Third-Party Subpoenas

Here: Tribes Notice of Appeal (Doc 71, filed 4-23-12) Lower court materials are here.

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