2024 Federal Courts Cases

Last updated:February 21, 2024

Next update should be ready by: February 28, 2024

Recently Added Cases:

Phillips v. James, et al.
Materials via Turtle Talk
2024 WL 657945
No. 23-7027
United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.
February 16, 2024

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Tribal Exhaustion Rule

 

Puyallup Tribe of Indians v. Electron Hydro, LLC, et al.
2024 WL 664407
CASE NO. C20-1864-JCC
United States District Court, W.D. Washington.
February 16, 2024

Legal Topics: Endangered Species Act

 

Cully Corporation, Inc. v. North Slope Borough, et al.
2024 WL 624004
Case No. 2:23-cv-00001-JMK
United States District Court, D. Alaska.
February 14, 2024

Legal Topics: Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act; Continuing Trespass

 

Pakootas, et al. v. Teck Cominco Metals, Ltd.
2024 WL 627260
No. 2:04-CV-00256-SAB
United States District Court, E.D. Washington.
February 14, 2024

Legal Topics: CERCLA; Natural Resources Damages

 

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United States v. Sam
2024 WL 519564
CASE NO. 2:23-mc-00074-LK
United States District Court, W.D. Washington, at Seattle.
February 9, 2024

Legal Topics: Garnishment; Per Capita Distributions

 

In Re Aqueous Film-Forming Foams Products Liability Litigation,
City of Camden v. E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company

2024 WL 489326
Master Docket No. 2:18-mn-2873-RMG
Civil Action No. 2:23-cv-3230-RMG
United States District Court, D. South Carolina, Charleston Division.
February 8, 2024

Legal Topics: Class Settlement; Tribal Guidance

 

Klamath Tribes v. United States Bureau of Reclamation, et al.
Materials via Turtle Talk
2024 WL 472047
Case No. 1:22-cv-00680-CL
United States District Court, D. Oregon.
February 7, 2024

Legal Topics: Water Rights; Endangered Species Act; National Environmental Policy Act

 

Klamath Tribes v. United States Bureau of Reclamation, et al.
2024 WL 471977
Case No. 1:21-cv-00556-CL
United States District Court, D. Oregon.
February 7, 2024

Legal Topics: Water Rights; Endangered Species Act; National Environmental Policy Act

 

Legend Lake Property Owners Association Inc. v. United States Department of the Interior
Materials via Turtle Talk
2023 WL 9375100
Case No. 23-C-480
United States District Court, E.D. Wisconsin.
February 6, 2024

Legal Topics: Lands Into Trust; Administrative Procedures Act

 

Pakootas, et al. v. Teck Cominco Metals, Ltd.
Materials via Turtle Talk
2024 WL 457769
No. 2:04-CV-00256-SAB
United States District Court, E.D. Washington.
February 6, 2024

Legal Topics: Cultural Resources Damages

 

January

CHR Solutions, Inc. v. Gila River Telecommunications, Inc.
Materials via Turtle Talk
2024 WL 346526
Civil Action No. 4:23-CV-01901
United States District Court, S.D. Texas, Houston Division.
January 30, 2024

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Tribal Corporation

 

United States v. Johnson
Materials via Turtle Talk
2024 WL 323574
No. 23-cr-23 (KMM/LIB)
United States District Court, D. Minnesota.
January 29, 2024

Legal Topics: Criminal Jurisdiction; Tribal Court

 

United States v. Thompson
2024 WL 314260
23-cr-161 (HG)
United States District Court, N.D. Oklahoma.
January 26, 2024

Legal Topics: Indian Country Determination; Criminal Jurisdiction

 

Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska v. Thurston County, Nebraska
2024 WL 302390
8:23CV20
United States District Court, D. Nebraska.
January 26, 2024

Legal Topics: Voting Rights Act; Consent Decree

 

United States v. Simpkins
Materials via Turtle Talk
90 F.4th 1312
No. 22-7048
United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.
January 24, 2024

Legal Topics: Indian Country Crimes Act

 

Spencer v. Saluskin
2024 WL 268390
No. 2:23-CV-00283-SAB
United States District Court, E.D. Washington.
January 24, 2024

Legal Topics: Tribal Court Jurisdiction; Tribal Sovereign Immunity

 

California v. Azuma Corporation
Materials via Turtle Talk
2024 WL 266121
No. 2:23-cv-00743-KJM-DB
United States District Court, E.D. California.
January 24, 2024

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Tribal Corporation

 

United States v. Gila Valley Irrigation District
2024 WL 263566
No. CV-31-00059-TUC-SHR
United States District Court, D. Arizona.
January 24, 2024

Legal Topics: Intervention

 

Gardner, et al. v. Duncan
2024 WL 244207
Case No. 2:20-rf-00809
United States District Court, D. Utah.
January 22, 2024

Legal Topics: Indian Civil Rights Act; Exhaustion of Tribal Remedies

 

Ransom v. GreatPlains Finance, LLC, et al.
Materials via Turtle Talk
2024 WL 228432
Civ. No. 2:22-cv-01344 (WJM)
United States District Court, D. New Jersey.
January 22, 2024

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Economic Development

 

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of the Fort Hall Reservation v. United States of America, et al.
2024 WL 249367
Case No. 4:18-cv-00285-AKB
United States District Court, D. Idaho.
January 22, 2024

Legal Topics: Interlocutory Appeal; Quiet Title Act

 

Yazzie v. National Organization for Women, et al.
Materials via Turtle Talk
2024 WL 230244
Civil Action No. 19-3845 (RDM)
United States District Court, District of Columbia.
January 22, 2024

Legal Topics: Title VII; Racial Discrimination; 42 U.S.C. ยง 1981

 

Johnson v. Shinn, et al.
2024 WL 169673
No. CV-21-02083-PHX-MTL (ESW)
United States District Court, D. Arizona.
January 16, 2024

Legal Topics: First Amendment; Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act; Security Threat Group

 

The Church of the Celestial Heart, et al. v. Garland, et al.
2024 WL 99808
Case No. 1:23-cv-00545-SAB
United States District Court, E.D. California.
January 9, 2024

Legal Topics: Religious Freedom Restoration Act; Ayahuasca

 

Eagle Bear, Inc. v. The Blackfeet Indian Nation, et al.
2024 WL 97372
CV-22-93-GF-BMM
United States District Court, D. Montana.
January 9, 2024

Legal Topics: Business Leasing; Tribal Trust Land

 

Lamkin v. Hutchinson, et al.
2024 WL 50240
Case No. 2:23-cv-00273-BLW
United States District Court, D. Idaho.
January 4, 2024

Legal Topics: Tribal Sovereign Immunity for Tribal Employees

 

NDN Collective, et al. v. Retsel Corporation, et al.
2024 WL 38584
5:22-cv-5027
United States District Court, D. South Dakota, Western Division.
January 3, 2024

Legal Topics: Discrimination; Class Action; Added Parties

 

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