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Cobell v. Salazar, et al.

Case No. 1:96CV01285 (D.D.C.)

 


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Government filings and Orders and Opinions in the Cobell appeals



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Cobell Case Documents

Date and Summary

Full Title

April 14, 2011
Defendants file response to the Native American Rights Fund's Motion for Intervention.

Defendants’ Response to the Native American Rights Fund's Motion for Intervention

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April 6, 2011
Motion to permit Interior Department officials to communicate with Class Members regarding trust land consolidation issues.

Interior Defendants'Motion for Permission to Communicate with Class Members Regarding Trust Land Consolidation

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February 24, 2011
Response and Objections to Plaintiffs’ Petition for Class Counsel Fees, Expenses, and Costs Through Settlement

Response and Objection to Plaintiffs’ Fee Petition

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February 24, 2011
Defendants' Objections to Class Representatives' Petition for Incentive Awards and Expenses

Objections to Class Representatives’ Petition for Incentive Awards and Expenses

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December 21, 2010
Plaintiffs’ accuse defendants of breach trust obligations and request that the Court declare the defendants in breach of their trust obligations, name Plaintiffs as representatives of the Historical Accounting Class and the Trust Administration Class, and order the defendants to complete a historical accounting and restate the IIM accounts of class members.

Amended Complaint to Compel the United States to Discharge Trust Duties and to Recover Restitution, Damages, and Other Monetary Relief for Defendants’ Breaches of Trust

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December 21, 2010
Judge Thomas Hogan grants Plaintiffs’ unopposed motion, modifies the February 4, 1997 Class Certification Order and the Historical Accounting Class, and modifies the Trust Administration Class

Order Certifying Trust Administration Class, Appointing Class Counsel, and Approving Class Representatives for the Trust Administration Class, and Modifying the February 4, 1997 Class Certification Order

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December 21, 2010
Judge Thomas Hogan grants the Plaintiff’s Unopposed Motion to Amend Complaint, and leave is granted for Plaintiffs to amend the June 10, 1996 Complaint

Order on Plaintiff’s Unopposed Motion to Amend Complaint

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December 14, 2010
Plaintiffs file a statement regarding challenges to their fees and incentive awards to class representatives

Plaintiffs’ Notice with Respect to Controlling Law as to Challenges to Class Counsel’s Fees and Plaintiffs’ Incentive Awards

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December 10, 2010
Plaintiffs file a statement regarding their fees and incentive awards to class representatives

Plaintiffs’ Notice Regarding Attorneys’ Fees and Class Representatives’ Incentive Awards

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December 10, 2010
The parties in the Cobell Litigation ask the Court to grant preliminary approval of the settlement agreement

Joint Motion for Preliminary Approval of Settlement

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December 10, 2010
Plaintiffs file their unopposed motion asking the Court to modify the original class certification order

Plaintiffs' Unopposed Motion to Certify the Trust Administration Class, Appoint Class Counsel, Approve Class Representatives, and Modify the February 4, 1997 Class Certification Order

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December 10, 2010
Plaintiffs file their unopposed motion asking the Court to quickly approve J.P. Morgan as the Qualifying Bank

Plaintiffs' Unopposed Motion for Expedited Consideration of Unopposed Motion for Order Designating J.P. Morgan as the Qualifying Bank

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December 10, 2010
Plaintiffs file their unopposed motion to amend their original complaint filed in the Cobell litigation

Plaintiffs' Unopposed Motion to Amend Complaint

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June 1, 2010
Government files Forty-Second Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

Notice of Filing of the Forty-Second Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

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May 28, 2010
Government files its opposition to plaintiffs' petition for an appeal to the Supreme Court

Government's Opposition to Cobell Plaintiff's Petition to the Supreme Court for a Writ of Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

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May 3, 2010
Government files Fortieth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Interior

Notice of Filing of Interior Defendants' Fortieth Quarterly Status Report

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April 15, 2010
Government files March, 2010 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of March 2010 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records.

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April 8, 2010
Transcript of April 8, 2010 Status Conference: Court extends the deadline for congressional approval of settlement agreement to May 31; and grants the federal government's motion to modify the class communications order allowing it to speak to class members on the proposed settlement agreement.

Transcript of April 8, 2010 Status Conference

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April 6, 2010
Government files unopposed motion to allow it to communicate with class members

Interior Defendants' Unopposed Motion for Permission to Communicate with Class Members

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March 15, 2010
Government files February, 2010 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of February 2010 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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March 1, 2010
Government files Forty-First Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

Notice of Filing of the Forty-First Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

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February 18, 2010
Government files January, 2010 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of January 2010 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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February 1, 2010
Government files Thirty-Ninth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Interior

Notice of Filing of Interior Defendants' Thirty-Ninth Status Report

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January 15, 2010
Government files December, 2009 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of December 2009 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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December 29, 2009
Parties' agreement to extend the deadline for passage of legislation to implement the proposed settlement to February 28, 2010

Modification of December 7, 2009 Class Action Settlement Agreement

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December 15, 2009
Court allows parties to exchange information protected by the Privacy Act to facilitate contacting potential class members of their rights under the proposed settlement

Court Order allowing the exchange of information protected by the Privacy Act

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December 15, 2009
Government files November, 2009 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of November 2009 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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December 11, 2009
Parties in the Cobell litigation seek the Court's permission to exchange information protected by the Privacy Act to facilitate contacting potential class members of their rights under the proposed settlement

Joint Motion for Protective Order to Permit Exchange of Privacy Act-protected Information

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December 8, 2009
Parties in the Cobell Litigation reach a settlement agreement

Cobell v Salazar settlement agreement

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December 1, 2009
Government files Fortieth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

Department of the Treasury's Fortieth Quarterly Status Report to the Court

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November 16, 2009
Government files October, 2009 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of October 2009 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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November 2, 2009
Government files Thirty-Eighth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Interior

Notice of Filing of Interior Defendants' Thirty-Eighth Status Report

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October 15, 2009
Government files September, 2009 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of September 2009 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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September 15, 2009
Government files August, 2009 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of August 2009 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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September 1, 2009
Government files Thirty-Ninth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

Department of the Treasury's Thirty-Ninth Quarterly Status Report to the Court

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August 14, 2009
Government files July, 2009 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of July 2009 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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August 5, 2009
Government files Thirty-Seventh Quarterly Report for the Department of the Interior

Notice of Filing of Interior Defendants' Thirty-Seventh Status Report

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July 24, 2009
Court of Appeals Opinion on Government's Appeal of the District Court's Impossibility and Disgorgement Rulings

Court of Appeals vacates the District Court's opinions and remands the case back to the lower Court for further proceedings

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June 15, 2009
Government files May, 2009 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of May 2009 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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June 1, 2009
Government files Thirty-Eighth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

Department of the Treasury's Thirty-Eighth Quarterly Status Report to the Court

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May 18, 2009
Court of Appeals' Transcript of the Oral Argument regarding the District Court's Impossibility and Disgorgement Rulings

Transcript of May 11th Oral Argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

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May 15, 2009
Government files April, 2009 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of April 2009 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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May 1, 2009
Government files Thirty-Sixth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Interior

Notice of Filing of Interior Defendants' Thirty-Sixth Status Report

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April 15, 2009
Government files March, 2009 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of March 2009 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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April 6, 2009
Government files its Reply Brief in the Appeal of Court's Impossibility and Disgorgement Rulings

Government's Reply Appellate Brief

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March 16, 2009
Government files February, 2009 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of February 2009 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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March 13, 2009
The D.C. Circuit has set oral argument for Monday, May 11 before Chief Judge Sentelle and Circuit Judges Ginsburg and Randolph.

D.C. Circuit Order setting oral argument date

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March 4, 2009
Government files Thirty-Seventh Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

Department of the Treasury's Thirty-Seventh Quarterly Status Report to the Court

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February 20, 2009
Government files it Opening Brief in the Appeal of the Court's Impossibility and Disgorgement Rulings

Government's Opening Appellate Brief

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February 13, 2009
Government files January, 2009 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of January 2009 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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January 16, 2009
Government files Thirty-Fifth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Interior

Notice of Filing of Interior Defendants' Thirty-Fifth Status Report

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January 15, 2009
Government files December, 2008 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of December 2008 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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December 19, 2008
Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issues order consolidating appeals and expediting the briefing schedule.

Court Order Consolidating Appeals and Expediting the Appeal Briefing

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December 18, 2008
Defendants Respond to Plaintiffs' "Supplement" to Their Reply Supporting an Expedited Appeal and Argument Schedule

Response to Plaintiffs' "Supplement" to Plaintiffs' Reply in Support of Plaintiffs' Motion for Expedition

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December 15, 2008
Government files November, 2008 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of November 2008 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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December 12, 2008
Defendants Respond to Plaintiffs' Motion for an Expedited Appeal and Argument Schedule

Response to Motion for Expedited Appeal and Argument And Motion to Consolidate Appeals

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December 1, 2008
Government files Thirty-Sixth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

Department of the Treasury's Thirty-Sixth Quarterly Status Report to the Court

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November 19, 2008
Government files October, 2008 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of October 2008 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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November 18, 2008
Court of Appeals Grants both Defendants' and Plaintiffs' Petitions to Appeal Cobell Opinions XX and XXI

Court of Appeals Order Granting Petitions to Appeal

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November 3, 2008
Government files Thirty-Fourth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Interior

Notice of Filing of Interior Defendants' Thirty-Fourth Status Report

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October 16, 2008
Government files September, 2008 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of September 2008 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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October 06, 2008
Defendants Rebut Plaintiffs' Claims Against their Petition for an Interlocutory Appeal

Defendants' Reply in Support of Petition for Leave to Take Interlocutory Appeal

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September 18, 2008
Defendants Respond to Plaintiffs' Petition for Leave to File Interlocutory Appeal and File Their Own Petition for Leave to File an Interlocutory Appeal

Defendants' Petition for Leave to Take Interlocutory Appeal and Response to Plaintiffs' Petition

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September 15, 2008
Government files August 2008 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of August 2008 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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September 04, 2008
Court issues memorandum and order awarding $455.6 million to Plaintiffs and certifies opinions for immediate interlocutory appeal

Court Memorandum & Order for Judgment of Award and Certification for Appeal

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September 03, 2008
Defendants file text of proposed partial final judgement order requested by the Court during the August 28, 2008 Status Conference

Defendants' Response to Court's Requests at August 28, 2008 Status Conference

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September 02, 2008
Government files Thirty-Fifth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

Department of the Treasury's Thirty-Fifth Quarterly Status Report to the Court

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August 28, 2008
Transcript of the August 28th Hearing

Transcript of the August 28th Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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August 15, 2008
Government files July, 2008 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of July 2008 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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August 07, 2008
Court Memorandum Following the June 2008 Hearing

Court Memorandum Following the June 2008 Hearing

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August 01, 2008
Government files Thirty-Third Quarterly Report for the Department of the Interior

Notice of Filing of Interior Defendants' Thirty-Third Status Report

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July 28, 2008
Government files June, 2008 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of June 2008 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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July 22, 2008
Defendants' Respond to the Osage Nation's Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law

Defendants' Response to the Osage Nation's Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law

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July 22, 2008
The Defendants Respond to the Court's Questions and Rebut Plaintiffs' Claims in Their Proposed Findings of Facts and Conclusions of Law for the Hearing that began on June 9, 2008

Defendants Response to Court's Notice to the Parties and to Plaintiffs' Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law Following the June 2008 Trial

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July 11, 2008
The Defendants present their Proposed Findings of Facts and Conclusions of Law for the Hearing that began on June 9, 2008

Defendants' Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law Following the June 2008 Trial on Plaintiffs' Restitution and Disgorgement Claims

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June 30, 2008
Government files May, 2008 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of May 2008 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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June 27, 2008
Defendants file copies of their exhibits admitted into evidence during the hearing begun on June 9, 2008 before Judge Robertson

Defendants' Notice of Bulky Exhibits

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June 25, 2008
Transcript of the June 25th Hearing

Transcript of the June 25th Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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June 24, 2008
Transcript of the June 24th PM Session Hearing

Transcript of the June 24th PM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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June 24, 2008
Transcript of the June 24th AM Session Hearing

Transcript of the June 24th AM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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June 19, 2008
Transcript of the June 19th AM Session Hearing

Transcript of the June 19th AM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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June 18, 2008
Transcript of the June 18th PM Session Hearing

Transcript of the June 18th PM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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June 18, 2008
Transcript of the June 18th AM Session Hearing

Transcript of the June 18th AM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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June 17, 2008
Transcript of the June 17th PM Session Hearing

Transcript of the June 17th PM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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June 17, 2008
Osage Nation files motion to intervene in the Cobell litigation to protect Tribal headrights and mineral estate payments.

The Osage Nation's Motion to Intervene

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June 17, 2008
Transcript of the June 17th AM Session Hearing

Transcript of the June 17th AM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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June 16, 2008
Transcript of the June 16th PM Session Hearing

Transcript of the June 16th PM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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June 16, 2008
Transcript of the June 16th AM Session Hearing

Transcript of the June 16th AM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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June 12, 2008
Transcript of the June 12th PM Session Hearing

Transcript of the June 12th PM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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June 12, 2008
Court denies Osage Nation's request to file an Amicus Curiae brief in the Cobell litigation regarding headrights income.

Court order denying without prejudice motion of Osage Nation for leave to file a Amicus Curiae brief.

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June 12, 2008
Transcript of the June 12th AM Session Hearing

Transcript of the June 12th AM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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June 12, 2008
Defendants File a Motion for a Judgment Against Plaintiffs for Failing to Meet Their Burden of Proof Establishing Their Equitable Restitution and Disgorgement Claim

Defendants' Rule 52(c) Motion for Judgment Against Plaintiffs On Their Equitable Restitution and Disgorgement Claim

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June 11, 2008
Transcript of the June 11th Hearing

Transcript of the June 11th Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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June 10, 2008
Transcript of the June 10th PM Session Hearing

Transcript of the June 10th PM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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June 10, 2008
Transcript of the June 10th AM Session Hearing

Transcript of the June 10th AM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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June 09, 2008
Transcript of the June 9th PM Session Hearing

Transcript of the June 9th PM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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June 09, 2008
Transcript of the June 9th AM Session Hearing

Transcript of the June 9th AM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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June 02, 2008
Government files Thirty-Fourth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

Department of the Treasury's Thirty-Fourth Quarterly Status Report to the Court

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June 02, 2008
Transcript of the June 2, 2008 Pretrial Conference

Transcript of the June 2, 2008 Pretrial Conference Before the Honorable James Robertson United States District Judge.

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May 30, 2008
Defendants inform the Court and Plaintiffs of it's witnesses and their subjects of testimony for the June 9th Trial.

Defendants' List of Witnesses and Expected Subjects of Testimony

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May 27, 2008
Defendants request the Court exclude Plaintiffs' proposed trial witnesses not relevant to the trial issues scheduled for the July 9, 2008 trial

Defendants' Motion in Limine to Exclude Plaintiffs' Witnesses with Proposed Testimony Outside the Scope of Matters to Be Considered at the June 9, 2008 Trial

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May 15, 2008
Government files April, 2008 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of April 2008 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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May 14, 2008
Court Order Granting Defendants' Request to Vacate the Dec. 17, 2001 I-T Security Consent Order; and to Reconnect DoI's Office of the Solicitor, BIA, OHA & OST to the Internet; and Allow DoI's OHTA's OLE to Connect to the Internet.

Order Granting Defendants' Motion that the Office of the Solicitor Information Technology System May be Reconnected to the Internet; and Defendants' Motion for an Order Authorizing the Reconnection to the Internet of Information Technology Systems of the BIA, OHA & OST; and Confirming that the Office of Historical Trust Accounting May Connect its Information Technology System to the Internet; and Vacating the December 17, 2001 Consent Order Regarding Information Technology Security.

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May 02, 2008
Court Issues Pretrial Order Detailing the Parties' Burdens of Proof, Scope of Issues and Witness Schedules for Hearing to begin June 9th.

Court's Pretrial Order for Hearing Commencing on June 9th

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May 01, 2008
Government files Thirty-Second Quarterly Report for the Department of the Interior

Notice of Filing of Interior Defendants' Thirty-Second Status Report

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April 28, 2008
Transcript of the April 28, 2008 Status Conference

Transcript of the April 28, 2008 Status Conference Before the Honorable James Robertson United States District Judge.

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April 18, 2008
Defendants' Reply Supporting the Reconnection of DoI's BIA, OHA & OST to the Internet; Allow DoI's OHTA's OLE to Connect to the Internet; and Vacate the Dec. 17, 2001 I-T Security Consent Order

Interior Defendants' Reply Brief in Support of Motion for an Order (1) Authorizing the Reconnection to the Internet of Information Technology Systems of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, The Office of Hearing and Appeals, and the Office of the Special Trustee, (2) Confirming That the Office of Historical Trust Accounting May Connect its Information Technology System To the Internet, and (3) Vacating the December 17, 2001 Consent Order Regarding Information Technology Security

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April 15, 2008
Government files March, 2008 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of March 2008 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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April 09, 2008
Defendants rebut Plaintiffs' unsound restitution and disgorgement arguments

Defendants' Response to Plaintiffs' Memorandum in Support of Equitable Restitution and Disgorgement

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March 25, 2008
The Court denies without prejudice Defendants' February 22, 2008 motion to vacate, or in the alternative to amend, the class communication orders. The Court will reconsider the class communication issue after the June, 2008 remedies hearing.

COURT ORDER denying without prejudice Defendants' motion to vacate, or in the alternative, to amend the class communication orders.

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March 17, 2008
Government files February, 2008 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of February 2008 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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March 06, 2008
Transcript of the March 5, 2008 Status Conference

Transcript of the March 5, 2008 Status Conference Before the Honorable James Robertson United States District Judge

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March 03, 2008
Government files Thirty-Third Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

Department of the Treasury's Thirty-Third Quarterly Status Report to the Court

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February 20, 2008
Defendants opposes Plaintiffs' latest request for an enlargement of time.

Interior Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Enlargement of Time to Respond to Interior Defendants' Motion for an Order Authorizing the Connection to the Internet of Certain Interior Information Technology Systems and Vacating the December 17, 2001 Consent Order Regarding Information Technology Security.

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February 15, 2008
Government files January, 2008 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of January 2008 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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February 11, 2008
Motion to Reconnect the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Office of Hearing and Appeals, and the Office of the Special Trustee to the Internet; Allow Office of Historical Trust Accounting's OLE to Connect to the Internet; and to vacated the Dec. 17, 2001 I-T Security Consent Order

Interior Defendants' Motion for an Order (1) Authorizing the Reconnection to the Internet of Information Technology Systems of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Office of Hearing and Appeals, and the Office of the Special Trustee, (2) Confirming That the Office of Historical Trust Accounting May Connect its Information Technology System to the Internet, and (3) Vacating the December 17, 2001 Consent Order Regarding Information Technology Security

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February 01, 2008
Government files Thirty-First Quarterly Report for the Department of the Interior

Notice of Filing of Interior Defendants' Thirty-First Status Report

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January 30, 2008
Court's Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law regarding the October 2007 Accounting Hearing

Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law

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January 15, 2008
Government files December, 2007 status report regarding Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of December 2007 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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December 21, 2007
Defendants' Reply supporting their request the Court allow the mailing of Historical Statements of Account to IIM Trust Beneficiaries

Reply in Support of Motion to Resolve Pending Matters Pertinent to the Evidentiary Hearing That Began on October 10, 2007

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December 21, 2007
Defendants rebut Plaintiffs' arguments against reconnecting the Department of the Interior's Office of the Solicitor's Information Technology System to the Internet

Interior Defendants' Reply Brief in Support of Motion For Order That the Office of the Solicitor Information Technology System May Be Reconnected to the Internet

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December 19, 2007
Defendants respond to Plaintiffs' motion for a resolution of their outstanding request for an award of fees

Defendants' Response to Plaintiffs' Unopposed Motion to Resolve Outstanding Matters

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December 17, 2007
Government files November, 2007 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of November 2007 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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December 04, 2007
Defendants request the Court rule on pending motions to allow the mailing of Historical Statements of Account to IIM Trust Beneficiaries

Defendants' Motion to Resolve Pending Matters Pertinent to the Evidentiary Hearing That Began on October 10, 2007

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November 30, 2007
The Defendants present their Proposed Findings of Facts and Conclusions of Law for the Accounting Evidentiary Hearing of October 10, 2007

Defendants' Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law Following the Evidentiary Hearing That Commenced on October 10, 2007

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November 15, 2007
Government files October, 2007 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of October 2007 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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November 09, 2007
Defendants request that the Court issue an order allowing the Department of the Interior to reconnect the SOLNET to the Internet

Interior Defendants' Motion for Order That the Office of the Solicitor Information Technology System May Be Reconnected to the Internet

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October 30, 2007
At the Court's request Defendants submit organizational charts for the Department of the Interior and the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians

Interior Defendants' Notice of Filing of Department of the Interior Organizational Charts

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October 29, 2007
Court's Order setting deadline and structure of Parties' submission of Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law

Court Order regarding the submission of post trial briefs

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October 25, 2007
Transcript of the October 25th PM Session Hearing

Transcript of the October 25th PM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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October 25, 2007
Transcript of the October 25th AM Session Hearing

Transcript of the October 25th AM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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October 24, 2007
Transcript of the October 24th PM Session Hearing

Transcript of the October 24th PM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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October 24, 2007
Transcript of the October 24th AM Session Hearing

Transcript of the October 24th AM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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October 23, 2007
Transcript of the October 23rd PM Session Hearing

Transcript of the October 23rd PM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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October 23, 2007
Transcript of the October 23rd AM Session Hearing

Transcript of the October 23rd AM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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October 22, 2007
Transcript of the October 22nd PM Session Hearing

Transcript of the October 22nd PM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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October 22, 2007
Transcript of the October 22nd AM Session Hearing

Transcript of the October 22nd AM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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October 18, 2007
Transcript of the October 18th PM Session Hearing

Transcript of the October 18th PM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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October 18, 2007
Transcript of the October 18th AM Session Hearing

Transcript of the October 18th AM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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October 17, 2007
Transcript of the October 17th PM Session Hearing

Transcript of the October 17th PM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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October 17, 2007
Transcript of the October 17th AM Session Hearing

Transcript of the October 17th AM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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October 16, 2007
Transcript of the October 16th PM Session Hearing

Transcript of the October 16th PM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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October 16, 2007
Transcript of the October 16th AM Session Hearing

Transcript of the October 16th AM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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October 16, 2007
Government files September, 2007 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of September 2007 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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October 15, 2007
Transcript of the October 15th PM Session Hearing

Transcript of the October 15th PM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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October 15, 2007
Transcript of the October 15th AM Session Hearing

Transcript of the October 15th AM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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October 11, 2007
Transcript of the October 11th PM Session Hearing

Transcript of the October 11th PM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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October 11, 2007
Transcript of the October 11th AM Session Hearing

Transcript of the October 11th AM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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October 10, 2007
Transcript of the October 10th PM Session Hearing

Transcript of the October 10th PM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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October 10, 2007
Transcript of the October 10th AM Session Hearing

Transcript of the October 10th AM Session Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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October 03, 2007
Defendants file a Motion to protect confidential Tribal and Individual information during the upcoming Court Hearing

Defendants' Motion for a Protective Order Regarding Confidential Individual and Tribal Information

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October 03, 2007
Defendants respond to Plaintiffs' Opposition to the Motion for an extension of time to file Interior's next Quarterly Status Report

Interior Defendants' Reply in Support of Motion for Leave to File Interior's Status Report to the Court Number 31 on or Before February 1, 2008

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September 28, 2007
Transcript of the Court's September 28th Final Prehearing Status Conference

Transcript of the Court's September 28th Final Prehearing Status Conference before Judge Robertson.

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September 25, 2007
Defendants' respond to Plaintiffs' claims documentation has not been provided to them

Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion In Limine to Exclude Testimony of All Witnesses, Including Expert Witnesses, Whose Supporting Documentation Has Not Been Provided

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September 25, 2007
Defendants' respond to Plaintiffs' claims regarding the statistical review of accounting data

Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion In Limine to Preclude Testimony, Documents, and Other Information Regarding NORC?S Meta-Analysis

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September 25, 2007
Defendants' respond to Plaintiffs' claims regarding the testing of accounting data

Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion In Limine to Preclude Testimony, Documents, and Other Information Regarding Completeness Testing

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September 25, 2007
Defendants' respond to Plaintiffs' claims regarding exhibits from the Department of the Treasury

Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion in Limine to Preclude Defendants Testimony as to the Department of the Treasury in General and as to Defendants' Exhibits Created By, or Sourced From, the Department of the Treasury

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September 25, 2007
Defendants' respond to Plaintiffs' claims regarding experts

Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion In Limine to Preclude Testimony from Those Experts for Whom Defendants Only Provided a Rebuttal Report

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September 25, 2007
Defendants' respond to Plaintiffs' claims of unreliable data

Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion In Limine to Preclude Defendants' Expert Testimony, Reports, and Other Information to the Extent They Rely on Unreliable Data

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September 25, 2007
Defendants' respond to Plaintiffs' claims regarding trust throughput evidence

Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion In Limine to Preclude Testimony, Documents, and Other Information Regarding Throughput

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September 21, 2007
Defendants request the Court preclude the Plaintiffs' from using it's large volume of proposed disparate and irrelevant testimony and exhibits from the October 10th Trial

Defendants' Motion In Limine to Exclude All Exhibits and Proposed Testimony Identified in Plaintiffs' Pretrial Statement That Are Outside the Scope of Matters to Be Considered at the October 10, 2007 Trial

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September 21, 2007
Defendants file Motion In Limine regarding draft historical report

Defendants' Motion In Limine and for an Order to Return Confidential Draft Historian's Report to Defendants

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September 21, 2007
Defendants file Motion In Limine to Exclude the Expert Report and Testimony of Richard V. Fitzgerald

Defendants' Motion In Limine to Exclude the Expert Report and Testimony of Richard V. Fitzgerald

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September 21, 2007
Defendants file Motion In Limine to Exclude the Expert Report and Testimony of Richard E. Fasold

Defendants' Motion In Limine to Exclude the Expert Report and Testimony of Richard E. Fasold

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September 21, 2007
Defendants file Motion In Limine to Exclude the Expert Report and Testimony of Paul M. Homan

Defendants' Motion In Limine to Exclude the Expert Report and Testimony of Paul M. Homan

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September 20, 2007
Defendants' supplement their initial response to Plaintiffs' May 18, 2007 Request for Production

Defendants' Supplemental Response to Plaintiffs' May 18, 2007 Request for Production

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September 19, 2007
Defendants file the Certification of the Administrative Record in Support of the Department of the Interior's Plan for Completing the Historical Accounting of Individual Indian Money Accounts

Interior Defendants' Notice of Filing Certification of the Administrative Record

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September 17, 2007
Defendants explain the nature and scope of the up coming October trial

Defendants' Pretrial Statement

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September 17, 2007
Defendants file the Expert Response Report of Fritz Scheuren

Defendants' Filing of Responding Expert Report of Fritz Scheuren, Pursuant to Rule 26(a)(2) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

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September 17, 2007
Defendants file the Expert Response Report of Alan Newell

Defendants' Filing of Responding Expert Report of Alan S. Newell, Pursuant to Rule 26(a)(2) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

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September 17, 2007
Defendants file the Expert Response Report of John Langbein

Defendants' Filing of Responding Expert Report of John H. Langbein, Pursuant to Rule 26(a)(2) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

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September 17, 2007
Defendants file the Expert Response Report of Susan Hinkins

Defendants' Filing of Responding Expert Report of Susan Hinkins, Pursuant to Rule 26(a)(2) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

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September 17, 2007
Defendants file the Expert Response Report of Caren Dunne

Defendants' Filing of Responding Expert Report of Caren L. Dunne, Pursuant to Rule 26(a)(2) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

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September 17, 2007
Defendants file the Expert Response Report of Edward Angel

Defendants' Filing of Responding Expert Report of Edward Angel, Pursuant to Rule 26(a)(2) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

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September 17, 2007
Government files August, 2007 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of August 2007 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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September 11, 2007
Defendants Reply to Plaintiffs' Opposition for Leave to Disclose Certain Potential Hearing Exhibits after the Scheduled Exchange Date

Defendants' Reply in Support of Their Motion for Leave to Disclose Certain Potential Hearing Exhibits after the Scheduled Exchange Date

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September 10, 2007
Government notifies the Court of it's response to Plaintiffs' Attorneys' request for the account information of 67 IIM Trust Beneficiaries

Notice of Defendants' Response to Plaintiffs' Request for Production Pursuant to Leave Granted at the July 9, 2007 Status Conference

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September 04, 2007
Government files Thirty-First Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

Notice of Filing of the Thirty-First Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

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August 31, 2007
Government files motion to protect the privacy rights of trust beneficiaries by placing certain documents under seal that contain trust beneficiaries' personal information

Defendants' Motion to File under Seal Documents Supplementing the Administrative Record

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August 31, 2007
Government notifies the Court of material supplementing Administrative Record in support of the Plan for Completing the Historical Accounting of Individual Indian Money Accounts filed with the Court on May 31, 2007

Notice of Filing

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August 31, 2007
Court Order denying Plaintiffs' motion for extension of time to complete discovery and file affidavits for witness unable to appear.

Order denying motion for extension of time

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August 30, 2007
Government files Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Enlargement of Time

Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for an Enlargement of Time

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August 24, 2007
Government files Dr. Fritz Scheuren's Expert Report

Defendants' Notice of Filing of Expert Report of Fritz Scheuren, Pursuant to Rule 26(a)(2) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

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August 24, 2007
Defendants' seek a Court order to protect Trust Beneficiaries' privacy rights in account information requested by Plaintiffs' Class attorneys

Defendants' Motion for Order Permitting Disclosure of Individual Indian Money Account Information to Class Counsel and Extending the Court's November 27, 1996 Protective Order to Protect Confidentiality of the Same

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August 24, 2007
Defendants Move for Leave to Disclose Certain Potential Hearing Exhibits after the Scheduled Exchange Date

Defendants' Motion for Leave to Disclose Certain Potential Hearing Exhibits after the Scheduled Exchange Date

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August 17, 2007
Defendants Respond to Plaintiffs' "Report" Regarding the Administrative Record

Defendants' Response to Plaintiffs' Report to the Court Regarding Deficiencies in the Administrative Record and Request for Completion of the Record

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August 17, 2007
Government files Dr. David B. Lasater's Expert Report

Defendants' Notice of Filing of Expert Report of David B. Lasater, Pursuant to Rule 26(a)(2) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

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August 15, 2007
Government files July, 2007 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of July 2007 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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August 01, 2007
Government files Thirtieth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Interior

Notice of Filing of Interior Defendants' Thirtieth Status Report

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July 30, 2007
Defendants Notify the Court the Department of the Interior intends to connect BLM's Non-Indian Well Information System ("NIWIS") to the Internet.

Defendants' Notice to the Court of Events Related to Information Technology ("IT") Security of the Department of the Interior

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July 16, 2007
Defendants' Rebut Plaintiffs' Arguments Against the Motion to Rescind or, Alternatively Amend the Class Communication Orders

Defendants' Reply in Support of Motion to Rescind or, In the Alternative, to Amend the Class Communication Orders

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July 16, 2007
Government files June, 2007 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of June 2007 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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July 11, 2007
Court Issues Scheduling Order in Preparation for October 10, 2007 Hearing

Court's Scheduling Order for October 10, 2007 Hearing

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July 11, 2007
Defendants Notify the Court of Private Contractor's Inadvertent Destruction of Government Documents

Defendants' Notice of Filing of Report Concerning Inadvertent Document Destruction

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July 09, 2007
Transcript of the Court's July 9th Prehearing Status Conference

Transcript of the July 9th Prehearing Status Conference before Judge Robertson.

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July 06, 2007
The Filing of the Administrative Record in Support of the Department of the Interior's Plan for Completing the Historical Accounting of Individual Indian Money Accounts

Interior Defendants' Notice of Filing of the Administrative Record

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July 02, 2007
Defendants Report on their Pretrial Conference with Plaintiffs and Propose a Pretrial Scheduling Order to the Court

Defendants' Report on the Parties' Conferral on Pretrial Scheduling and Motion for Entry of a Pretrial Scheduling Order

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June 29, 2007
Defendants' Notice Regarding Plainitffs' Notice of Record Citations

Defendants' Notice of Record Citation in Response to Plaintiffs' Notice of June 19, 2007, Regarding Disbursements from the Individual Indian Money Trust

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June 22, 2007
Government Seeks to Vacate or Amend Class Communications Orders

Defendants' Motion to Rescind or, in the Alternative, to Amend the Class Communication Orders

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June 18, 2007
Transcript of the Court's June 18th Status Hearing

Transcript of the June 18th Status Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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June 15, 2007
Government files May, 2007 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of May 2007 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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June 13, 2007
Defendants Respond to Plaintiffs' Brief Regarding the Nature and Scope of the Historical Accounting Trial

Defendants' Responding Brief Regarding the Scope of the October 10, 2007 Hearing

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June 13, 2007
Defendants Respond to Plaintiffs' Latest Production Request

Defendants' Response to Plaintiffs' May 18, 2007 Request for Production

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June 11, 2007
Defendants Respond to Plaintiffs' Brief Regarding the Nature and Scope of the Historical Accounting Project

Defendants' Responding Brief Regarding the Nature and Scope of the Historical Accounting

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June 05, 2007
Court Reduces Plaintiff' Earlier Fees Awards for Sapienza and Erwin Sanctions

Court Order Reducing Fee Awards

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June 04, 2007
Defendants' Object to Plaintiffs' Restated Request for Fees and Expenses

Defendants' Objections to Plaintiffs' Notice of Filing Restated Fees and Expenses

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June 04, 2007
Defendants file an Unopposed Motion for an Enlargement of Time to Respond to Plaintiffs' Recent Memorandum Regarding the Scope of the Upcoming October 10, 2007 Trial

Defendants' Unopposed Motion for an Enlargement of Time to Respond to Plaintiffs' Memorandum Regarding the Scope of the October 10, 2007 Trial

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June 01, 2007
Government files Thirtieth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

Notice of Filing of the Thirtieth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

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May 31, 2007
The Department of the Interior's 2007 Historical Accounting Project Document

Notice of Filing of The Department of the Interior's Historical Accounting Project Document, dated May 31, 2007

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May 17, 2005
Transcript of the Court's May 14th Status Hearing

Transcript of the May 14th Status Hearing before Judge Robertson.

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May 15, 2007
Government files April, 2007 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of April 2007 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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May 11, 2007
Defendants Present a Bench Memorandum to the Court Regarding Issues it Will Hear in its May 14, 2007 Status Hearing

Defendants' Unopposed Motion for Leave to File Defendants' Bench Memorandum Regarding Issues Presented in April 20, 2007 Memorandum Order

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May 11, 2007
Defendants' Reply in Support of their Motion to Vacate Consent Order Regarding Information Technology Security

Defendants' Reply Brief in Support of Motion to Vacate Consent Order Regarding Information Technology Security

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May 01, 2007
Government files Twenty-Ninth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Interior

Notice of Filing of Interior Defendants' Twenty-Ninth Status Report

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April 27, 2007
The Court Grants Government's Motion to Reconsider the Fee Award of April 20 2007, and Denies Plaintiffs' April 23rd Motion to Compel Discovery

Court Order of April 27, 2007

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April 26, 2007
The Government Requests the Court Reconsider the Fee Award of April 20 2007

Defendants' Motion to Reconsider That Part of the Court's Order of April 20, 2007 Directing Payment of Attorney Fees to Plaintiffs

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April 20, 2007
Court Order scheduling evidentiary hearing and prehearing conference, vacating in part order of January 16, 2007, granting Defendants' motion to quash and granting motion for a protective order, denying Plaintiffs' motions to compel, ordering payment of attorneys' fees and costs

Court Order of April 20, 2007

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April 16, 2007
Government files March, 2007 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of March 2007 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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April 4, 2007
Court's sua sponte order striking Plaintiffs' uncivil April 3, 2007 reply.

Court's sua sponte order striking Plaintiffs' uncivil Reply in Support of Motion to Compel Production of Witnesses for Deposition and Request for Sanctions.

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March 29, 2007
The Court temporarily grants Plaintiffs' motion for enlargement of time to reply while it reviews Plaintiffs' discovery motions.

Order granting Plaintiffs' an enlargement of time pending its resolution of discovery motions

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March 26, 2007
The US Supreme Court denies without comment Plaintiffs' efforts to overturn the Court of Appeals' reassignment of the Cobell case to a new District Court Judge.

US Supreme Court's Denial of Plaintiffs' Petition for Writ of Certiorari to Prevent the Reassignment of the Cobell Case to a New District Court Judge.

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March 26, 2007
The US Supreme Court denies without comment Plaintiffs' efforts to overturn the Court of Appeals vacating of the District Court's 2005 I-T Security Injunction.

US Supreme Court's denial of Plaintiffs' Petition for Writ of Certiorari to restore the 2005 I-T Security Injunction

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March 26, 2007
Defendants Respond to Plaintiffs' February 21, 2007 Discovery Request

Defendants' Response to Plaintiffs' Interrogatories and Request for Documents Dated February 21, 2007, Regarding Judgment and per Capita Accounts

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March 23, 2007
Defendants file opposition to motion to compel

Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion to Compel Production of Witnesses for Deposition and Request for Sanctions

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March 19, 2007
Defendants Respond to Plaintiffs' February 12, 2007 Discovery Request

Defendants' Response to Plaintiffs' February 12, 2007 Request for Production of Documents

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March 19, 2007
Defendants Notify the Court of its ongoing I-T security testing

Defendants' Notice to the Court Regarding Inspector General's "Notification of Potential Finding and Recommendations" with Respect to Information Technology Systems

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March 19, 2007
Defendants file opposition to motion to compel

Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion to Compel Production of I-T Security Personnel Documents and Request for Sanctions

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March 19, 2007
Defendants move to vacate the 2001 I-T Security Consent Order

Defendants' Motion to Vacate Consent Order Regarding Information Technology Security

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March 15, 2007
Government files February, 2007 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of February, 2007 Status Report by The Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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March 01, 2007
Government files Twenty-Ninth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

Notice of Filing of the Twenty-Ninth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

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February 21, 2007
Response and Opposition to Plaintiff-Petitioners' Brief for a Writ of Certiorari to Overturn the Court of Appeals Decision to Assign this Case to a New Judge

Brief for the Respondents in Opposition to Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia [Reassignment]

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February 21, 2007
Response and Opposition to Plaintiff-Petitioners' Brief for a Writ of Certiorari to Overturn the Court of Appeals Decision to Vacate the District Court's October 20, 2005 Injunction Severing Internet and Computer Connections at Department of Interior

Brief for the Respondents in Opposition to Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia [I-T Security]

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February 15, 2007
Government files January, 2007 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of January, 2007 Status Report by The Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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February 01, 2007
Government files Interior's Twenty-Eighth Status Report

Notice of Filing of Interior Defendants' Twenty-Eighth Status Report

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January 29, 2007
The Court Denies Without Comment Plaintiffs' Contempt Motions Against Non-Party Individuals

Court's Denial of Non-Party Contempt Motions

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January 26, 2007
Government notifies the Court in compliance with it's May 28, 2004 Order of the completion of additional Historic Statements of Account for IIM Beneficiaries

Defendants' Fifth Submission in Compliance With May 28, 2004 Memorandum and Order Regarding Historical Statements of Account

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January 25, 2007
As directed by the Court's Order of January 19, 2007, Defendants provide a list of Motions and Non-Party Defendants regarding the Court's denial of Plaintiffs' Contempt Motions.

Defendants' Response to Order of the Court

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January 19, 2007
District Court dismisses all Motions for Orders to Show Cause concerning non-party defendants.

Court Order dismissing all Motions for Orders to Show Cause concerning non-party defendants.

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January 16, 2007
Court Disposes of Multiple Pending Motions

Court's Order of January 16, 2007

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January 16, 2007
Government files December, 2006 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of December 2006 Status Report by The Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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December 15, 2006
Government files November, 2006 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of November 2006 Status Report by The Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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December 07, 2006
Order Reassigning Case

Case reassigned to Judge James Robertson for all further proceedings

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December 01, 2006
Government files Twenty-Eighth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

Notice of Filing of the Twenty-Eighth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

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November 15, 2006
Government files October, 2006 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of October 2006 Status Report by The Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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November 02, 2006
Government files response to Nonparty Eddie Jacobs' Motion

Defendants' Response to Motion for Default Judgment Filed by Nonparty Eddie Jacobs

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November 01, 2006
Government files Interior's Twenty-Seventh Status Report

Notice of Filing of Interior Defendants' Twenty-Seventh Status Report

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October 16, 2006
Government files September, 2006 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of September 2006 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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October 06, 2006
Government files Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion to Strike

Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion to Strike Defendants' Response to Plaintiffs' Opposition to Motion to Compel Attorneys to Sign Statement of Non-Party or Release Eddie Jacobs and Order Reconciliation and Reimbursement

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September 21, 2006
Government files response to Plaintiffs' Opposition

Defendants' Response to Plaintiffs' Opposition to Motion to Compel Attorneys to Sign Statement of Non-Party or Release Eddie Jacobs and Order Reconciliation and Reimbursement

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September 15, 2006
Government files August, 2006 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of August 2006 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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September 12, 2006
Government files twenty-seventh Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

Notice of Filing of the Twenty-Seventh Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

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August 15, 2006
Government files July, 2006 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of July 2006 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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July 31, 2006
Government files Interior's Twenty-sixth Status Report

Notice of Filing of lnterior Defendants' Twenty-sixth Status Report

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July 14, 2006
Government files June, 2006 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of June 2006 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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June 23, 2006
Government files Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Order to Show Cause

Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs Motion for Order to Show Cause Why Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne and Associate Deputy Secretary James Cason Should Not Be Held in Contempt in Their Official Capacities Under the Court's October 20, 2005 Preliminary Injunction

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June 15, 2006
Government files May, 2006 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of May 2006 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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June 09, 2006
Government files Amended Notice to the Court of Restoration of BLM's National Trust Systems to the Internal Network for Operational Use

Defendants Amended Notice Regarding Restoration of BLM's National Trust Systems to the Internal Network for Operational Use

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June 02, 2006
Government files Notice to the Court of Restoration of BLM's National Trust Systems to the Internal Network for Operational Use

Notice to the Court of Restoration of BLM's National Trust Systems to the Internal Network for Operational Use

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June 01, 2006
Government files twenty-sixth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

Notice of Filing of the Twenty-Sixth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

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May 15, 2006
Government files April, 2006 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of April 2006 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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May 01, 2006
Government files Interior's Twenty-fifth Status Report

Notice of Filing of lnterior Defendants' Twenty-fifth Status Report

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April 17, 2006
Government files March status report with respect to Department of Interior's office of trust records.

Notice of Filing of March 2006 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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March 15, 2006
Government files Februrary, 2006 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of February 2006 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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March 12, 2006
Government files its Twenty-fifth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury.

Notice of Filing of the Twenty-fifth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

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March 09, 2006
Government notifies the Court in compliance with May 28, 2004 Order

Defendants' Fourth Submission in Compliance With May 28, 2004 Memorandum and Order Regarding Historical Statements of Account

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February 15, 2006
Government files January, 2006 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of January 2006 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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February 01, 2006
Government files Interior's Twenty-Fourth Status Report

Notice of Filing of Interior's Twenty-Fourth Status Report

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January 19, 2006
Government files status report on Equal Access to Justice Act Interim Award

Defendants' Status Report On Payment of Interim Award Pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act

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January 13, 2006
Government files December, 2005 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of December 2005 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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December 15, 2005
Government files November, 2005 status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of November 2005 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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December 01, 2005
Government files Treasury's Twenty-Fourth Quarterly Report

Notice of Filing of the Twenty-Fourth Quarterly Report for the Department of the Treasury

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November 21, 2005
Government files response to Plaintiffs' filing of Declaration

Defendants' Response to Plaintiffs' Notice of Filing Supplemental Information

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November 17, 2005
Government notifies the Court of the Department of Interior's FISMA Score and Inspector General's Review of on going I-T Security Improvements

Defendants' Notice of Filing of the Department of the Interior's Fiscal Year 2005 FISMA Reports and IG Report on the POA&M Process

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November 15, 2005
Government files October status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of October 2005 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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November 14, 2005
Government files Reply in Support of Motion for Protective Order

Defendants' Reply in Further Support of Motion for Protective Order Quashing Plaintiffs' Notice of Deposition of Robert Hatfield

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November 01, 2005
Government files Interior's Twenty-Third Status Report

Notice of Filing of Interior's Twenty-Third Status Report

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October 31, 2005
Government files Reply in Support of Motion for Protective Order

Defendants' Reply in Support of Motion for a Protective Order Quashing Plaintiffs' Amended Notices of Deposition served Sept. 29, 2005

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October 21, 2005
Government files Motion to Stay Preliminary Injunction

Defendants' Emergency Motion to Stay Preliminary Injunction Pending Appeal and for Expedited Consideration

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October 20, 2005
Government files Motion for Protective Order

Defendants' Motion for Protective Order Quashing Plaintiffs' Notice of Deposition of Robert Hatfield and Supporting Memorandum of Points and Authorities

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October 17, 2005
Government files response to Plaintiffs' Notice regarding Carmen Patricio

Defendants' Response to Plaintiffs' Notice That Interior Defendants Continue to Retaliate Against Carmen Patricio

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October 17, 2005
Government files September status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of September 2005 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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October 14, 2005
Defendants' Response to Plaintiffs' "Notice of Supplemental Information"

Defendants' Response to Plaintiffs' Notice of Supplemental Information in Support of Plaintiffs' Motion for Information Technology Security Preliminary Injunction

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August 01, 2005
Interior's twenty-second report on the status of IIM trust reform

Notice of Filing of Interior Defendants' Twenty-Second Status Report

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July 25, 2005
Government appeals the District Court's Order and Memorandum Opinion of July 12, 2005

Notice of Appeal

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July 25, 2005
Government asks the Court to stay its July 12 Order pending appeal

Defendants' Emergency Motion for Stay of July 12, 2005 Order Pending Appeal and for Expedited Consideration

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July 25, 2005
Interior objects to Plaintiffs' proposal to give notice to class members regarding their petition for fees by merely posting a message on their own website for barely two weeks, when Plaintiffs have previously represented to the Court that the internet is not an adequate vehicle for communicating with the represented class

Interior Defendants' Notice of Objections to Plaintiffs' Proposed Notice to the Class of Plaintiffs' Petition for Interim Fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act

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July 15, 2005
Government files June status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of June 2005 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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June 15, 2005
Government files May status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of May 2005 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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May 25, 2005
Government does not oppose Plaintiffs' motion to unseal certain documents

Defendants' Response to Plaintiffs' Motion to Unseal Documents in Accordance with the April 22, 2005 Protective Order

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May 16, 2005
Government files April status report with respect to Interior's Office of Trust Records

Notice of Filing of April 2005 Status Report by the Department of the Interior Office of Trust Records

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May 02, 2005
Interior's twenty-first report on the status of IIM trust reform

Notice of Filing of Interior Defendants' Twenty-First Status Report

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April 20, 2005
Pursuant to the Court's request during the hearing on April 20, 2005, Government files revised proposed protective order

Defendants' Submission of Revised Proposed Protective Order

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April 18, 2005
Government asks court to deny plaintiffs' motion since plaintiffs' cannot establish any of the elements required for issuance of such an order

Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Consolidated Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction

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