2019 Federal Courts Cases

Last updated: January 10, 2019

Next Update Should be Ready by:
January 24, 2019

Recently Added Cases:

United States v. Eagle Pipe
2019 WL 117120
No. 17-3039
United States Court of Appeals, Eigth Circuit.
January 7, 2019

*Synopsis: Defendant was convicted following guilty plea in the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota, Charles B. Kornmann, J., of domestic assault by an habitual offender, and was sentenced to 45 months' imprisonment. Defendant appealed

*Holdings: The Court of Appeals, Loken, Circuit Judge, held that:
1) upward departure from sentencing guidelines was warranted to account for tribal offenses, and
2) sentence of 45 months' imprisonment, which included upward departure for underrepresented criminal history, was not procedurally unreasonable.
Affirmed.

Cavazos v. Zinke
2019 WL 121210
No. 18-891 (CKK)
United States District Court, District of Columbia.
January 7, 2019

Legal Topics: Tribal Membership

Barron v. Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
2019 WL 80889
No. 3:18-cv-00118-SLG
United States District Court, D. Alaska.
January 2, 2019

Legal Topics: Workplace Harassment; Tribal Sovereign Immunity

Seneca Nation v. Cuomo
2018 WL 6682265
18-CV-429V
United States District Court, W.D. New York.
December 19, 2018

Legal Topics: Easements

Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
2018 WL 6681397
No. 18-C-108
United States District Court, E.D. Wisconsin.
December 19, 2018

Legal Topics: Tribal Consultation; Clean Water Act; Mining

HCI Distribution, INC v. Peterson
2018 WL 6659539
8:18-CV-173
United States District Court, D. Nebraska.
December 19, 2018

Legal Topics: Tobacco Products - Manufacturing and Distribution

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Brownstone v. Big Sandy Rancheria of Western Mono Indians et. al.
2018 WL 6697175
No. 2:16-cv-04170-CAS(AGRx)
United States District Court, C.D. California.
December 17, 2018

Legal Topics: Contracts


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