2022 Federal Courts Cases

Last updated: November 16, 2022

Next update should be ready by:
December 7, 2022

Recently Added Cases:

Meglitsch v. Southcentral Foundation
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2022 WL 16949256
No. 3:20-cv-0190-HRH
United States District Court, D. Alaska.
November 15, 2022

Legal Topics: Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act; Tribal Organization; Employment


United States v. Jackson and Quileute Nation
2022 WL 16949590
CASE NO. 22-mc-5013 BHS
United States District Court, W.D. Washington.
November 15, 2022

Legal Topics: Garnishment; Tribal Per Capita Payments


Glacier County Regional Port Authority v. Laurie Esau and Montana Human Rights Bureau
2022 WL 16948623
CV-22-81-GF-BMM-JTJ
United States District Court, D. Montana.
November 15, 2022

Legal Topics: Intervention; Sovereignty; Exercise of Jurisdiction


Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
2022 WL 16920410
Case No. 1:16-cv-10317
United States District Court, E.D. Michigan, Northern Division.
November 14, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Contract Health; Discovery


Oklahoma v. United States Department of the Interior
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2022 WL 16837057
Case No. CIV-21-719-F
United States District Court, W.D. Oklahoma.
November 9, 2022

Legal Topics: Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act; Administrative Procedure Act


Oklahoma v. United States Department of the Interior
2022 WL 16838032
Case No. CIV-21-805-F
United States District Court, W.D. Oklahoma.
November 9, 2022

Legal Topics: Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act; Administrative Procedure Act


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November

California Tribal Families Coalition, et al. v. Becerra, et al.
2022 WL 16716155
Case No. 20-cv-06018-MMC
United States District Court, N.D. California.
November 4, 2022

Legal Topics: Administrative Procedure Act; AFCAR; Indian Child Welfare Act


Nguyen v. Foley
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2022 WL 16631180
No. 21-3735, No. 21-3821
United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.
November 2, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Courts; Child Welfare


In re: Conditions at Lake County Jail
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2022 WL 16636450
CV 22-127-M-DWM
United States District Court, D. Montana.
November 2, 2022

Legal Topics: Treaty Rights; Sovereign Immunity


 

October

Murray v. Queeno, et al.
2022 WL 16553397
17-CV-6279 (CJS)
United States District Court, W.D. New York.
October 31, 2022

Legal Topics: Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act


Tanner-Brown, et al. v. Haaland, et al.
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2022 WL 16528397
Civil Action No. 21-565 (RC)
United States District Court, District of Columbia.
October 28, 2022

Legal Topics: Class Action; 35 Stat. 312; Freedmen Allotments


Backcountry Against Dumps v. Bureau of Indian Affairs
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2022 WL 15523095
No. 21-55869
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
October 27, 2022

Legal Topics: Economic Development; Sovereign Immunity


Weiss v. Perez, et al.
2022 WL 11337461
Case No. 22-cv-00641-BLF
United States District Court, N.D. California.
October 19, 2022

Legal Topics: Freedom of Speech; Retaliation


Darden v. Vines, et al.
2022 WL 11388606
CASE NO. 6:22-cv-00404 (LEAD)
United States District Court, W.D. Louisiana, LAFAYETTE DIVISION.
October 19, 2022

Legal Topics: Employment Law; Tribal Council


United States v. Cody
2022 WL 11128059
Case No. 4:22-cr-00063
United States District Court, N.D. Oklahoma.
October 18, 2022

Legal Topics: Criminal Jurisdiction; Indian Country


United States v. Alo-Kaonohi
2022 WL 10082094
CR. NO. 20-00136 JMS
United States District Court, D. Hawai‘i.
October 17, 2022

Legal Topics: Expert Witness; Native Hawaiian Language


Queens, LLC v. Seneca-Cayuga Nation
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2022 WL 7074271
Case No. 4:19-cv-00350-WPJ-CDL
United States District Court, N.D. Oklahoma.
October 12, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity


Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, et al. v. United States Army Corps of Engineers, et al.
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2022 WL 5434208
Civil Action No. 20-3817 (CKK), Civil Action No. 21-0189 (CKK)
United States District Court, District of Columbia.
October 7, 2022

Legal Topics: National Environmental Policy Act; Clean Water Act


Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians of the Bad River Reservation v. Enbridge Energy Company, Inc., and Enbridge Energy, L.P.
2022 WL 6105482
19-cv-602-wmc
United States District Court, W.D. Wisconsin.
October 7, 2022

Legal Topics: Remedy for Trespass


In re Klamath River Basin Litigation
2022 WL 5409032
MDL No. 3048
United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation.
October 4, 2022

Legal Topics: Klamath River; Water Rights; Centralization


Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe v. Houdyshell
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2022 WL 4870417
No. 20-3441
United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.
October 4, 2022

Legal Topics: Indian Gaming Regulatory Act; Taxation


September

 

Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians v. United States Department of the Interior
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2022 WL 4598687
Civil Action No. 19-1544 (ABJ)
United States District Court, District of Columbia.
September 30, 2022

Legal Topics: Administrative Procedure Act; Indian Gaming Regulatory Act


The Chickasaw Nation v. Caremark PHC, LLC, et al.
2022 WL 4624694
Case No. CIV-20-00488-PRW
United States District Court, E.D. Oklahoma.
September 30, 2022

Legal Topics: Federal Arbitration Act; Tribal Sovereign Immunity


Navajo Nation v. Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation, et al.
Material via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 4548134
No. CV-21-08190-PCT-DWL
United States District Court, D. Arizona.
September 29, 2022

Legal Topics: Navajo and Hopi Indian Land Settlement Act; Administrative Procedure Act


Kialegee Tribal Town v. U.S. Department of the Interior, et al.
Material via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 4547528
Civil Action No. 21-0590 (CKK)
United States District Court, District of Columbia.
September 29, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Jurisdiction


Williams & Cochrane, LLP v. Rosette, et al.
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2022 WL 4544711
Case No.: 17-CV-1436-RSH-DEB
United States District Court, S.D. California.
September 27, 2022

Legal Topics: Quechan Tribe; Attorney Termination; Lanham Act


Roemen, et al. v. United States, et al.
Material via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 4482883
4:19-CV-4006-LLP
United States District Court, D. South Dakota, Southern Division.
September 27, 2022

Legal Topics: 638 Contract for Law Enforcement Services; Law Enforcement Assist Agreement


Eagle Bear, Inc., et al. v. Blackfeet Indian Nation, et al.
Material via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 4465000
CV-21-88-GF-BMM
United States District Court, D. Montana.
September 26, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Court Jurisdiction; Trespass on Indian Lands; Bankruptcy Court


Hawk v. Burr and Bureau of Indian Affairs
2022 WL 4364740
No. 22-1526
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.
September 21, 2022

Legal Topics: Bureau of Indian Affairs; Administrative Procedure Act


Kumar v. Schildt, et al.
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2022 WL 4299827
CV-22-54-GF-BMM
United States District Court, D. Montana.
September 19, 2022

Legal Topics: Indian Allotments; Jurisdiction; Economic Development


Chegup v. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation
2022 WL 4290110
Case No. 2:19-CV-00286
United States District Court, D. Utah.
September 16, 2022

Legal Topics: Exhaustion of Tribal Remedies; Tribal Law; Tribal Courts; Banishment


Tanana Chiefs Conference v. Becerra, et al.
Material via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 4245487
Civil Action No. 20-2902 (RDM)
United States District Court, District of Columbia.
September 15, 2022

Legal Topics: Health Care; Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act


Pacheco v. El Habti
2022 WL 4242131
No. 20-7002
United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.
September 15, 2022

Legal Topics: Habeas Corpus; McGirt v. Oklahoma


United States of America v. Fowler
2022 WL 4138598
No. 21-30172
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
September 13, 2022

Legal Topics: Law Enforcement Jurisdiction; Tribal Sovereignty


Lower Brule Sioux Tribe v. Haaland, et al.
2022 WL 4131194
3:21-CV-03018-RAL
United States District Court, D. South Dakota, Central Division.
September 12, 2022

Legal Topics: Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act; Tribally Controlled Schools Act


Lexington Insurance Company, et al. v. Smith, et al.
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2022 WL 4131593
CASE NO. 3:21-cv-05930-DGE
United States District Court, W.D. Washington.
September 12, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Court Jurisdiction Over Nonmembers; Insurance Coverage


Solenex, LLC v. Haaland, et al.
Material via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 4119776
Civil Case No. 13-993 (RJL)
United States District Court, District of Columbia.
September 9, 2022

Legal Topics: Mineral Leasing Act of 1920; Administrative Procedure Act; Trust Relationship


Birdbear et al. v. United States
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2022 WL 4295326
No. 16-75L
United States Court of Federal Claims.
September 9, 2022

Legal Topics: Trust Relationship; Mineral Leasing


Metlakatla Indian Community v. Dunleavy
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2022 WL 4101799
No. 21-35185
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
September 8, 2022

Legal Topics: Off-Reservation Fishing Rights


Klamath Irrigation District v. United States Bureau of Reclamation
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2022 WL 4101175
No. 20-36020, No. 20-36009
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
September 8, 2022

Legal Topics: Trust Relationship; Water Rights


Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians of the Bad River Reservation v. Enbridge Energy Company, Inc., and Enbridge Energy, L.P.
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2022 WL 4094073
19-cv-602-wmc
United States District Court, W.D. Wisconsin.
September 7, 2022

Legal Topics: Trust Relationship; Trespass on Indian Lands


Manago v. Cane Bay Partners VI, LLLP
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2022 WL 4017299
Civil Action No. 20-cv-0945-LKG
United States District Court, D. Maryland.
September 2, 2022

Legal Topics: Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act; Venue; Economic Development


Lower Brule Sioux Tribe v. Lyman County
2022 WL 4008768
3:22-CV-03008-RAL
United States District Court, D. South Dakota, Central Division.
September 2, 2022

Legal Topics: Voting Rights; Redistricting


 

August

Center for Biological Diversity v. U.S. Forest Service
2022 WL 3910743
CV 22-91-M-DLC-KLD
United States District Court, D. Montana, Missoula Division.
August 31, 2022

Legal Topics: Endangered Species Act; Administrative Procedure Act; Sovereign Interests of an Indian Tribe


Beam v. Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation
2022 WL 3716497
No. CV-21-08149-PCT-SPL
United States District Court, D. Arizona.
August 29, 2022

Legal Topics: Navajo–Hopi Settlement Act; Administrative Procedure Act


United States of America v. Skeet
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2022 WL 3701593
No. 21-CR-00591 MV
United States District Court, D. New Mexico.
August 26, 2022

Legal Topics: Migratory Bird Treaty Act; Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act; Treaty Rights; Religious Freedom Restoration Act


Silva v. Farrish
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2022 WL 3650689
No. 21-0616
United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.
August 25, 2022

Legal Topics: Sovereign Immunity; Fishing Rights


Kewadin Casinos Gaming Authority v. Draganchuk, et al.
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2022 WL 3643739
Case No. 2:22-cv-27
United States District Court, W.D. Michigan, Northern Division.
August 24, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Indian Gaming Regulatory Act


Swinomish Indian Tribal Community v. BNSF Railway Company
2022 WL 3597439
Cause No. C15-0543RSL
United States District Court, W.D. Washington, at Seattle.
August 23, 2022

Legal Topics: Breach of Contract; Trespass on Indian Lands


Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation v. United States Department of the Interior, et al.
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2022 WL 3585771
Case No. 2:21-cv-00573
United States District Court, D. Utah, Central Division.
August 22, 2022

Legal Topics: Trust Relationship; Water Rights


Platform 10, LLC v. Battle Mountain Band of the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians of Nevada
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2022 WL 3543339
No. 21-17018
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
August 18, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity


LS3 Inc. v. Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs, L.L.C., et al.
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2022 WL 3440692
No. 21-1385
United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.
August 17, 2022

Legal Topics: Economic Development; Breach of Contract


Lower Brule Sioux Tribe v. Lyman County
2022 WL 3446358
3:22-CV-03008-RAL
United States District Court, D. South Dakota, Central Division.
August 17, 2022

Legal Topics: Voting Rights; Redistricting


Stimson Lumber Company v. Coeur d'Alene Tribe
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2022 WL 3446084
Case No. 2:22-cv-00089-DCN
United States District Court, D. Idaho.
August 16, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity


GTEC Industries Inc. v. Guzman
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2022 WL 3368599
Civil Action No. 1:19-cv-01030 (CJN)
United States District Court, District of Columbia.
August 16, 2022

Legal Topics: Economic Development; Tribal Recognition


Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians v. Evers
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2022 WL 3355076
No. 21-1817
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.
August 15, 2022

Legal Topics: Indian Taxation; Treaty Rights


Engasser v. Tetra Tech, Inc.
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2022 WL 3334632
No. 21-55217
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
August 12, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity


Cayuga Nation v. Parker
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2022 WL 3347327
5:22-cv-00128 (BKS/ATB)
United States District Court, N.D. New York.
August 12, 2022

Legal Topics: Economic Development; Tribal Law


Lower Brule Sioux Tribe v. Lyman County
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2022 WL 3274236
3:22-CV-03008-RAL
United States District Court, D. South Dakota, Central Division.
August 11, 2022

Legal Topics: Voting Rights; Redistricting


Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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2022 WL 3205888
No. 20-1489
United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.
August 9, 2022

Legal Topics: National Environmental Policy Act; National Historic Preservation Act


Caremark LLC v. Chickasaw Nation.
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2022 WL 3206683
No. 21-16209
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
August 9, 2022

Legal Topics: Health Care; Tribal Sovereign Immunity


Pueblo of Pojoaque v. Wilson
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2022 WL 3139089
Civ. No. 1:21-cv-00373 MIS/JHR
United States District Court, D. New Mexico.
August 5, 2022

Legal Topics: Indian Gaming Regulatory Act; Tribal Sovereign Immunity


Spokane Indian Tribe v. Sulgrove
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2022 WL 3083310
Case No. No. 21-35502
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
August 3, 2022

Legal Topics: Water Rights


Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe v. U.S. Department of the Interior
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2022 WL 3031583
No. 22-15092, No. 22-15093
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
August 1, 2022

Legal Topics: National Environmental Policy Act; Religious Freedom Restoration Act; Administrative Procedure Act


 

July

Monster Tech. Group v. Eller
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2022 WL 3012572
No. 21-6146
UUnited States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.
July 29, 2022

Legal Topics: Economic Development; Attorneys Fees


Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California v. State of California
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2022 WL 2978615
No. 21-15751
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
July 28, 2022

Legal Topics: Indian Gaming Regulatory Act


Stimson Lumber Company v. Coeur D’Alene Tribe
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2022 WL 3027029
Case No. 2:22-cv-00089-DCN
United States District Court, D. Idaho.
July 28, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity


Noem v. Haaland
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2022 WL 2963478
No. 21-2542
United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.
July 27, 2022

Legal Topics: Cultural Resources / Property


United States v. Stimac
2022 WL 2912642
No. 21-2412
United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.
July 25, 2022

Legal Topics: Wildlife Trafficking; Trespassing on Indian Land


AQuate II, LLC v. Myers
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2022 WL 2919626
Civil Action Number 5:22-cv-00360-AKK
United States District Court, N.D. Alabama, Northeastern Division.
July 25, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Section 8(a) contracting


Southcentral Foundation v. Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
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2022 WL 2834283
Case No. 3:17-cv-00018-TMB
United States District Court, D. Alaska.
July 20, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Health Care

United States v. Stimac
2022 WL 2912642
No. 21-2412
United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.
July 25, 2022

Legal Topics: Wildlife Trafficking; Trespassing on Indian Land

Southcentral Foundation v. Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
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2022 WL 2834283
Case No. 3:17-cv-00018-TMB
United States District Court, D. Alaska.
July 20, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Health Care

Tsi Akim Maidu of Taylorsville Rancheria v. Department of the Interior
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2022 WL 2818035
No. 2:17-cv-01156-TLN-CKD
United States District Court, E.D. California.
July 19, 2022

Legal Topics: Federal Recognition

Evans Energy Partners, LLC v. Seminole Tribe of Florida, Inc.
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2022 WL 2784604
No. 21-12493
United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.
July 15, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Exhaustion of Tribal Remedies

Bird Industries, Inc v. The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation
2022 WL 2666062
Case No. 1:21-cv-070
United States District Court, D. North Dakota.
July 11, 2022

Legal Topics: Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act; Tribal Sovereign Immunity

Portland General Electric Company v. State of Oregon and Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon
2022 WL 2527758
Case No. 3:22-cv-533-SI
United States District Court, D. Oregon.
July 7, 2022

Legal Topics: Ceremonial Fishing and Harvesting

Block v. Tule River Tribal Council
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2022 WL 2533483
No. 1:20-cv-01691-DAD-BAM
United States District Court, E.D. California.
July 7, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians v. Jaeger
Material via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 2528256
Case No. 3:22-cv-22
United States District Court, D. North Dakota.
July 7, 2022

Legal Topics: Voting Rights Act; Redistricting

Yurok Tribe v. Dowd
2022 WL 2441564
Case No. 16-cv-02471-RMI
United States District Court, N.D. California.
July 5, 2022

Legal Topics: Subject Matter Jurisdiction; Tribal Sovereignty; Fishing Rights

City of Seattle v. Sauk-Suiattle Tribal Court
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 2440076
No. 2:22-cv-142
United States District Court, W.D. Washington.
July 5, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Jurisdiction over Nonmembers; Dams; Exhaustion of Tribal Remedies

 

June

Kanam v. Haaland
2022 WL 2315552
Civil Case No. 21-1690 (RJL)
United States District Court, District of Columbia.
June 28, 2022

Legal Topics: Federal Recognition

Apache Stronghold v. United States
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 2284927
No. 21-15295
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
June 24, 2022

Legal Topics: Cultural Resources; Sacred Sites; Chi'chil Biłdagoteel

United States v. State of Alaska
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 2274545
Case No. 1:22-cv-00054-SLG
United States District Court, D. Alaska.
June 23, 2022

Legal Topics: Subsistence Rights; Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act

Grondal v. United States
Materials via Turtle Talk
37 F.4th 610
No. 21-35507
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
June 13, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Trust Relationship; Allotment

Navajo Agricultural Products Industry v. United States
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 2116709
Civ No. 1:20-cv-01183 MIS/JFR
United States District Court, D. New Mexico.
June 13, 2022

Legal Topics: Trust Relationship; Federal Tort Claims Act

Hyman v. Mashantucket Pequot Indian Tribe of Connecticut
2022 WL 2078187
3:21-CV-00459 (KAD)
United States District Court, D. Connecticut.
June 9, 2022

Legal Topics: Custody; Jurisdiction

McKinsey & Company, Inc. v. Boyd
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 1978735
22-cv-155-wmc
United States District Court, W.D. Wisconsin.
June 6, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Court Jurisdiction Over Nonmembers; Tribal Sovereign Immunity, Health Care

Kiowa Tribe v. Department of the Interior
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 1913436
Case No. CIV-22-425-G
United States District Court, W.D. Oklahoma.
June 3, 2022

Legal Topics: Indian Gaming Regulatory Act; Indian Gaming

Yazzie v. Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation
2022 WL 1912261
No. CV-20-08348-PCT-DLR
United States District Court, D. NArizona.
June 3, 2022

Legal Topics: Navajo-Hopi Settlement Act of 1974

Cayuga Nation v. Parker
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 1813882
5:22-cv-00128 (BKS-ATB)
United States District Court, N.D. New York.
June 2, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Exhaustion

 

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Brown v. Haaland
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 1692934
Case No. 3:21-cv-00344-MMD-CLB
United States District Court, D. Nevada.
May 26, 2022

Legal Topics: Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act

Fort Defiance Indian Hospital, Inc. v. Becerra
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 1690040
No. VIS 22-0098 JB/CG
United States District Court, D. New Mexico.
May 26, 2022

Legal Topics: Health Care; Trust Relationship; Indian Health Service

Walen v. Borgum, The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation
2022 WL 1688746
Case No. 1:22-cv-31
United States District Court, D. North Dakota.
May 26, 2022

Legal Topics: Voting Rights - Redistricting

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau v. CashCall, Inc.
Materials via Turtle Talk
35 F.4th 734
Nos. 18-55407, 18-55479
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
May 23, 2022

Legal Topics: Payday Lending; Consumer Financial Protection Act

Unite Here Local 30 v. Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation
Materials via Turtle Talk
35 F.4th 695
No. 21-55017
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
May 20, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Labor Relations; Class III Gaming Compact

Shoshone Bannock Tribes of the Fort Hall Reservation v. United States
2022 WL 1605267
Case No. 4:18-cv-00285-DCN
United States District Court, D. Idaho.
May 20, 2022

Legal Topics: Quiet Title Act

Mestek v. Lac Court Oreilles Community Health Center
2022 WL 1568881
21-cv-541-wmc
United States District Court, W.D. Wisconsin.
May 18, 2022

Legal Topics: False Claims Act; Tribal Sovereign Immunity

Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. Barnett
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 1554971
5:20-cv-5058
United States District Court, D. South Dakota, Western Division.
May 26, 2022

Legal Topics: Voting Rights - Registration; National Voter Registration Act

Stanko v. Oglala Sioux Tribe
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 1499817
No. 22-1266
United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.
May 12, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Police; Law Enforcement Jurisdiction

Yurok Tribe v. US Bureau of Reclamation
2022 WL 1540029
Case No. 20-cv-05891-WHO
United States District Court, N.D. California.
May 16, 2022

Legal Topics: Sovereign Immunity; Administrative Procedure Act

Nygaard v. Taylor
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 1487455
3:19-cv-03016-RAL
United States District Court, D. South Dakota, Central Division.
May 11, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Courts; Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act

Weiss v. Perez
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 1471453
Case No. 22-cv-00641-BLF
United States District Court, N.D. California.
May 10, 2022

Legal Topics: Cultural Resources; Native American Graves Protection Act

In re Coughlin
Materials via Turtle Talk
33 F.4th 600
No. 21-1153
United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.
May 6, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity

Cherokee Nation v. Haaland
2022 WL 1436699
Nos. 2054 & 20-5055
United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.
May 6, 2022

Legal Topics: Indian Gaming Regulatory Act

Meeks v. Tehama County
2022 WL 1444398
No. 2:22-cv-0522 KJM AC PS
United States District Court, E.D. California.
May 6, 2022

Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act; Jurisdiction

Allen v. Environmental Restoration, LLC
Materials via Turtle Talk
32 F.4th 1239
No. 19-2197
United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.
May 3, 2022

Legal Topics: Clean Water Act; Gold King Mine Spill

 

April

Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation v. McKee
Materials via Turtle Talk
32 F.4th 1003
No. 20-4098
United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.
April 27, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Jurisdiction; Water Rights

Brown v. Haaland
2022 WL 1224928
Case No. 3:21-cv-00344-MMD-CLB
United States District Court, D. Nevada.
April 26, 2022

Legal Topics: Evictions

Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Materials via Turtle Talk
32 F.4th 548
No. 21-1226
United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.
April 25, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Contract Health; Health Care; Medicare Like Rates

Southcentral Foundation v. Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 1194149
Case No. 3:17-cv-00018-TMB
United States District Court, D. Alaska.
April 21, 2022

Legal Topics: Health Care; Tribal Sovereign Immunity

Hooper v. City of Tulsa
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 1105674
Case No. 21-cv-165-WPJ-JFJ
United States District Court, N.D. Oklahoma.
April 13, 2022

Legal Topics: Criminal Jurisdiction; Curtis Act

Nguyen v. Foley
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 1026477
File No. 21-cv-991 (ECT/TNL)
United States District Court, D. Minnesota.
April 6, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Courts; Child Welfare

United States v. Menees
2022 WL 1004868
Case No. CR-21-151-TDD
United States District Court, E.D. Oklahoma.
April 4, 2022

Legal Topics: Criminal Jurisdiction

Bad River Band of the Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Enbridge, Inc.
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 1001060
19-cv-602-wmc
United States District Court, W.D. Wisconsin.
April 4, 2022

Legal Topics: Cultural Resources; Treaty Rights; Enbridge Line 5


 

March

Oertwich v. Traditional Village of Togiak
Materials via Turtle Talk
29 F.4th 1108
No. 19-36029
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
March 30, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Banishment

Cayuga Nation v. United States
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 910295
Case No. 1:20-cv-3179-RCL
United States District Court, District of Columbia.
March 29, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Police; Tribal Law and Order Act

Hawk v. Burr
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 889385
Case No. 21-C-1301
United States District Court, E.D. Wisconsin.
March 25, 2022

Legal Topics: Bureau of Indian Affairs; Trespassing

Yurok Tribe v. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
2022 WL 875646
Case No. 10-cv-04405-WHO
United States District Court, N.D. California.
March 24, 2022

Legal Topics: Klamath River; Water Rights; Fisheries

Chegup v. Ute Indian Tribes of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation
Materials via Turtle Talk
28 F.4th 1051
Nos. 19-4178 & 20-4015
United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.
March 18, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Law; Tribal Courts; Banishment

Stephen C. v. Bureau of Indian Education
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 808141
No. 21-15097
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
March 16, 2022

Legal Topics: Indian Education

Friends of Alaska National Wildlife Refuges v. Haaland
Materials via Turtle Talk
29 F.4th 432
No. 20-35721, No. 20-35727, No. 20-35728
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
March 16, 2022

Legal Topics: Land Exchange; Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act

Narragansett Indian Tribe v. Pollack
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 782410
Civil Action No. 20-576 (RC)
United States District Court, District of Columbia.
March 15, 2022

Legal Topics: Cultural Resources; National Historic Preservation Act; Tribal Consultation

Mitchell v. Kirchmeier
Materials via Turtle Talk
28 F.4th 888
No. 21-1071
United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.
March 14, 2022

Legal Topics: Civil Rights; Police Brutality; Standing Rock

Big Horn Co. Electric Cooperative v. Big Man
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 738623
No. 21-35223
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
March 11, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Jurisdiction; Tribal Law

The Canadian St. Regis Band of Mohawk Indians v. State of New York
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 768669
5:82-CV-0783 (Lead), 5:82-CV-1114 (Member), 5:89-CV-0829 (Member) (LEK/TWD)
United States District Court, N.D. New York.
March 14, 2022

Legal Topics: Treaty Rights; Indian Land Claims

James v. Kootenai County
2022 WL 656894
Case No. 2:19-cv-00460-BLW
United States District Court, D. Idaho.
March 4, 2022

Legal Topics: Religious Practices - Burial Traditions

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe v. County of Mille Lacs
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 624661
Case No. 17-cv-05155 (SRN/LIB)
United States District Court, D. Minnesota.
March 3, 2022

Legal Topics: Treaty Rights; Reservation Boundaries

 

FebruarY

Fletcher v. United States
Materials via Turtle Talk
26 F.4th 1314
2021-1625
United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit.
February 24, 2022

Legal Topics: Federal Trust Breach; Osage Headrights

Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah & Ouray Reservation v. Lawrence
2022 WL 596845
Case No. 2:16-cv-00579-TC
United States District Court, D. Utah.
February 28, 2022

Legal Topics: Attorneys' Fees

Grand Canyon Trust v. Provencio
Materials via Turtle Talk
26 F.4th 815
No. 20-16401
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
February 22, 2022

Legal Topics: Uranium Mining; Cultural Resources Protection

Navajo Nation v. Department of the Interior
Materials via Turtle Talk
26 F.4th 794
No. 19-17088
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
February 17, 2022

Legal Topics: Water Rights; Trust Relationship

Jones v. United States
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 473032
2020-2182
United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit.
February 16, 2022

Legal Topics: Bad Men Clause; Court of Federal Claims

Adams v. Dodge
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 458394
No. 21-35490
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
February 10, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Court Exhaustion Doctrine; Jurisdiction

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Haaland
Materials via Turtle Talk
25 F.4th 12
No. 20-5123
United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia.
February 4, 2022

Legal Topics: Fee-to-Trust Acquisitions


 

January

United States v. Johnson
Materials via Turtle Talk
24 F.4th 590
No. 19-2418
United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.
January 31, 2022

Legal Topics: Assimilative Crimes Act

The Shawnee Tribe v. Yellen
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 266710
Case No. 20-cv-1999 (APM), Case No. 20-cv-2792 (APM), Case No. 21-cv-0012 (APM)
United States District Court, District of Columbia.
January 28, 2022

Legal Topics: CARES Act

Northwestern Band of Shoshone Nation v. Idaho
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 170034
Case No. 4:21-cv-00252-DCN
United States District Court, D. Idaho.
January 19, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Treaty Rights

Wellman v. Orcutt
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 169696
CV-21-30-GF-BMM
United States District Court, D. Montana, Great Falls Division.
January 19, 2022

Legal Topics: Blackfeet Reservation; Discrimination

Cross v. Fox
Materials via Turtle Talk
23 F.4th 797
No. 20-3424
United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.
January 14, 2022

Legal Topics: Treaty Rights; Tribal Law; Tribal Elections

Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe and the Center for Biological Diversity v. Department of the Interior
2022 WL 137069
3:21-cv-00512-RCJ-WGC
United States District Court, D. Nevada.
January 14, 2022

Legal Topics: Cultural Resources; Sacred Sites; Geothermal Projects

Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation v. Lawrence
Materials via Turtle Talk
22 F.4th 892
No. 18-4013
United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.
January 6, 2022

Legal Topics: Employment Contracts; Subject Matter Jurisdiction

Cavazos v. Haaland
Materials via Turtle Talk
2022 WL 94040
Civil Action No. 20-2942 (CKK)
United States District Court, District of Columbia.
January 10, 2022

Legal Topics: Tribal Membership; Disenrollment; Trust Relationship