10th Circ. Won't Block Tribe's Suit Against Ex-Worker

Law360, New York (January 10, 2017, 8:46 PM EST) -- The Tenth Circuit said Tuesday that it would not rethink its decision to pause an order blocking the Ute Indian Tribe from pursuing a tribal court lawsuit against a former employee of its energy and minerals department while the appellate court considers the merits of a multifaceted contract dispute.

The tribe is challenging a federal court’s decision to side with ex-employee Lynn D. Becker in his lawsuit by granting a preliminary injunction preventing the tribe from proceeding with a tribal court lawsuit that contends that an...
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Case Information

Case Title

Becker v. Ute Indian Tribe, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 10th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3190 Other Contract Actions

Date Filed

September 29, 2016

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