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Big Horn County Electric Cooperative, Inc. v. Alden Big Man

Petition for certiorari denied on December 12, 2022
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-62 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2022

Issue: Whether an Indian tribal court has subject-matter jurisdiction to adjudicate a tribally created claim as an “other means” of regulating a nonmember federally funded and federally regulated electric cooperative tasked with providing electrical service to all customers within its service territory, including tribal members on Indian reservations.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 19 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 22, 2022)
Aug 11 2022Waiver of right of respondents Unknown Members of the Crow Tribal Health Board; Kenneth Pitt, Justice of the Crow Tribal Court of Appeals; Dennis Myron Bear Don't Walk, Judge of the Crow Tribal Court, et al. to respond filed.
Aug 12 2022Waiver of right of respondent Alden Big Man to respond filed.
Aug 31 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/28/2022.
Sep 07 2022Response Requested. (Due October 7, 2022)
Sep 19 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 7, 2022 to November 7, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 20 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 7, 2022.
Nov 07 2022Brief of respondents Alden Big Man, et al. in opposition filed.
Nov 18 2022Reply of petitioner Big Horn County Electric Cooperative, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 22 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/9/2022.
Dec 12 2022Petition DENIED.