USA, et al v. State of Washington, et al
ORDER granting Skokomish Indian Tribe's (21470) Motion for leave to open a new subproceeding in case 2:70-cv-09213-RSM; granting Skokomish Indian Tribe's (1) Motion for leave to open a new subproceeding in case 2:17-sp-00001-RSM. Clerk shall open this matter as a new subproceeding designated as 17sp01. All subsequent filings in the subproceeding shall be filed in the main case, C70-9213RSM, as well as in the subproceeding by Judge Ricardo S Martinez.(RS)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, et al.,
Case No. C70-9213
Sub-proceeding No. 17-sp-01
Order Granting Leave to
Open New Subproceeding
STATE OF WASHINGTON, et al.,
THIS MATTER comes before the Court for consideration upon the Ex Parte Motion
of the Skokomish Indian Tribe for an Order seeking leave to open a new subproceeding against
the Squaxin Island Tribe of the Squaxin Island Reservation (“Squaxin Island Tribe”),
Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, and State of Washington. Dkt.
#21470. A certification filed in support of the instant Motion certifies that the parties have
held a Meet and Confer and conducted unsuccessful mediation, in compliance with the pre-
filing requirements of Paragraph 25 of the Permanent Injunction, as modified August 11, 1993
(Dkt. # 13599), and the Court’s Supplemental Order on Paragraph 25 Procedures (Dkt. #
Having considered the materials submitted in support of the Motion and the relevant
record, the Court hereby ORDERS that the Skokomish Indian Tribe is GRANTED leave to
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open a new subproceeding against the Squaxin Island Tribe of the Squaxin Island Reservation
(“Squaxin Island Tribe”), Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, and
State of Washington.
It is further ORDERED that the Clerk shall open this matter as a new subproceeding,
designated as Subproceeding 17-sp-01. Skokomish shall then proceed with the filing of its
Request for Determination. All subsequent filings in the subproceeding shall be filed in the
main case, C70-9213RSM, as well as in the subproceeding.
This Order does not constitute a finding that the dispute is within the Court’s
jurisdiction under Paragraph 25 of the Permanent Injunction.
DATED this 27th day of April 2017.
RICARDO S. MARTINEZ
CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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