Tag Archives: Western District of Washington

Federal Court Stays Nooksack RICO Case Pending DOI Election Investigation

Here is the order in the matter of Rabang et al v. Kelly et al, 17-cv-00088 (W.D. Wash.): Doc. 140 – Order At plaintiff’s request, the court has extended a stay of the proceedings until April 30, 2018. It is … Continue reading

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Nooksack Federal Status Report: BIA Questions 126 Special Election Ballots

Here are the materials in the matter of Rabang et al v. Kelly et al, 17-cv-00088 (W. Wash.): 131 Kelly Defendants’ Interim Status Report Re Special Election 132 Joint Status Report Re Special Election 132-1 Exhibit 1 Special Election Official … Continue reading

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Update in Comenout Litigation II

Here are updated materials in Comenout v. Pittman (formerly Comenout v. Pierce County Superior Court) (W.D. Wash.): 70 DCT order dismissing complaint 77 DCT order granting motion to file amended complaint 103 state official motion to dismiss 105 opposition 108 … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Foreclosure Action against Tulalip Tribes & Tribal Member

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

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Indian Civil Rights Complaint Against Wash. State School District

Here is the complaint in the matter of Youckton v. Mary M. Knight School District, et al., 17-cv-05939 (W.D. Wash.): Doc. 1 – Complaint A Nisqually tribal member who was beaten enough to have his jaw wired shut after his … Continue reading

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Federal Court Denies Reconsideration Motion; Plaintiff “Nooksack Tribe” Still Lacks Standing

Here are the new materials in Nooksack Indian Tribe v. Zinke (W.D. Wash.): 45 Plaintiff’s Motion for Reconsideration of Order Granting Motion to Dismiss 47 Federal Defendants’ Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Opposition to Motion for Reconsideration 48 Plaintiff’s … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Challenge to Tulalip Land Use Ordinances for Lack of Ripeness

Here are the materials in Mitchell v. Tulalip Tribes of Washington (W.D. Wash.): 6 motion to dismiss 7 response 11 reply 12 dct order

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Nooksack: Federal Court Stays RICO Suit; IBIA Dismisses First IHS Reassumption Appeal

Here are materials in Rabang v. Kelly (W.D. Wash.): 6 – defendant-appellants’ opening brief 11 – plaintiff-appellees’ answering brief 124 non-parties nooksack tribe and certain tribal employees’ motion to quash non-party subpoenas 125 defendants kelly, cante and armstrong’s motion to … Continue reading

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Nooksack Update in Federal RICO Action

Here are new materials in Rabang v. Kelly (W.D. Wash.): 122 Plaintiffs’ Supplemental Summary Judgment Response Ninth Circuit briefs in Rabang v. Kelly are here.

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Latest Nooksack Federal Court, IHS Developments

Here are new materials in Rabang v. Kelly (W.D. Wash.): 9-22-17 letter from ihs to nooksack tribal members 11-18-16 Letter IHS Regional Director Dean Seyler to Nooksack Chairman Robert Kelly Jr 116 Plaintiffs’ Supplemental Briefing Re MOA 118 Defendant Dodge’s … Continue reading

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