Decided

No. 21-1484

Arizona, et al. v. Navajo Nation, et al.

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

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Docket Entries

Judgment issued.

Judgment REVERSED. Kavanaugh, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Thomas, Alito, and Barrett, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed a concurring opinion. Gorsuch, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Sotomayor, Kagan, and Jackson, JJ., joined. VIDED.

Letter filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Argued. For federal parties: Frederick Liu, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For state parties: Rita P. Maguire, Phoenix, Ariz. For Navajo Nation: Shay Dvoretzky, Washington, D. C. VIDED.

Motion for divided argument filed by the Solicitor General GRANTED. VIDED.

Reply of Colorado filed (as to 21-1484). (Distributed)

Reply of Federal Parties filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Reply of Arizona, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

CIRCULATED

Brief amicus curiae of Coalition of Large Tribes filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Amicus brief of Coalition of Large Tribes not accepted for filing. (February 09, 2023 - corrected efiling to be submitted).

Brief amici curiae of DigDeep Right to Water Project, et al. filed (Feb.14, 2023). VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Lawrence J. MacDonnell, et. al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Tribal Nations and Indian Organizations filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Diné Hataalii Association, Inc. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Prof. Daniel McCool, Prof. Ezra Rosser, and Prof. David Wilkins filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Southern Ute Indian Tribe and Ute Mountain Ute Tribe filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Historians filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Motion for divided argument filed by the Solicitor General. VIDED.

All records from the USCA-9th Circuit are available on PACER. Sealed records from the USDC-Arizona were transmitted electronically.

Record requested from the U.S.C.A. for the Ninth Circuit. VIDED.

SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, March 20, 2023. VIDED.

Motion to extend the time to file the brief on the merits of respondent Navajo Nation is granted and the time is extended to and including February 1, 2023. VIDED.

Motion of respondent Navajo Nation for an extension of time filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Citizens Equal Rights Foundation in support of neither party (also in 22-51) filed. VIDED.

Brief of Colorado filed (as to 21-1484).

Petition GRANTED. The petition for a writ of certiorari in No. 22-51 is granted. The cases are consolidated, and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. VIDED.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/4/2022.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/28/2022.

Reply of petitioners Arizona, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Brief of respondent Navajo Nation in opposition filed.

The motion of the Navajo Nation is granted and the time to file a response is extended to and including September 23, 2022.

Motion of the Navajo Nation seeking an extension of time to file a response from July 25, 2022 to September 23, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.

Memorandum of respondents Department of the Interior, et al. filed.

Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 25, 2022.

Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 24, 2022 to July 25, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.

Waiver of right of respondent Arizona Power Authority to respond filed.

Waiver of right of respondent Navajo Nation to respond filed.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 24, 2022)

Parties

State of Arizona, State of Nevada, State of Colorado, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, et al., Petitioner, represented by Rita Pearson Maguire

State of Colorado, Petitioner, represented by Eric Reuel Olson

Arizona Power Authority, Respondent, represented by Dena R. Benjamin

Department of the Interior, et al., Respondent, represented by Elizabeth B. Prelogar

Navajo Nation, Respondent, represented by Shay Dvoretzky

Navajo Nation, Respondent, represented by Alice Elizabeth Walker

Amici Curiae

Citizens Equal Rights Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Lawrence A. Kogan

Coalition of Large Tribes, Amicus Curiae, represented by Troy A. Eid

DigDeep Right to Water Project and Utah Tribal Relief Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Elizabeth Graber Bentley

Diné Hataałii Association, Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by Patricia Ferguson-Bohnee

Historians, Amicus Curiae, represented by Leonard Ritchie Powell

Lawrence J. MacDonnell, et. al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Burke William Griggs

Prof. Daniel McCool, Prof. Ezra Rosser, and Prof. David Wilkins, Amicus Curiae, represented by Richard W Hughes

Southern Ute Indian Tribe and Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Amicus Curiae, represented by Thomas Harrold Shipps

Tribal Nations and Indian Organizations, Amicus Curiae, represented by Heather Daphne Whiteman Runs Him

Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Frances Clare Bassett

Western Water Users and Trade Associations, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jeremy Charles Marwell

 
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