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Utes Push Judge To Pause Tribal Court Jurisdiction Ruling

Law360 (June 13, 2018, 4:36 PM EDT) -- The Ute Indian Tribe again urged a Utah federal judge Tuesday to stay his ruling that the tribe's contract dispute with an ex-employee must be heard in state court rather than tribal court, saying the tribe is likely to win its Tenth Circuit appeal claiming the judge exceeded his authority with the ruling.

The tribe is seeking to put a hold on U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups’ April 30 decision that claims by Lynn D. Becker, an ex-employee of the Ute tribe’s energy and minerals department,...
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Case Title

Becker v. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation et al

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Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Clark Waddoups

Date Filed

September 14, 2016

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