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New Mexico’s Mancos Shale Development: “Go Ahead” to BLM on Oil and Gas Well Approvals is Affirmed by the U.S. Court of Appeals

On October 27, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit issued its opinion in Dine’ Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment et al. v. Jewell, Tenth Circuit Cause No. 15-2130, affirming the decision of the Honorable James Browning which rejected…

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Energy & Resources Notes Winter 2016

View as PDF New Mexico’s Mancos Shale Development: “Go Ahead” to BLM on Oil and Gas Well Approvals is Affirmed by the U.S. Court of Appeals On October 27, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit issued its opinion…

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Tomas J. Garcia Receives AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell

Tomas J. Garcia has achieved a rating of AV® from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available based on a peer review. Tomas’ practice includes a variety of commercial, healthcare,…

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The ADEA Does Not Abrogate Tribal Sovereign Immunity: Eleventh Circuit Confirms Recent Trend

Introduction: It is well established that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act does not apply to Tribal Nations. The Act specifically states that the term employer does not include “an Indian tribe . . . .”[1. Title VII of the Civil Rights…

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