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10th Circuit Orders Feds To File In Property Rights Case
Posted on 1 Nov 2012 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley DENVER - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit on Oct. 25 ordered the United States to respond to a motion by a Wyoming man who seeks to overturn a ruling by a Wyoming federal district court in favor of the U.S. Forest... Read More

High Court Says Modern Irrigation Techniques Do Not Violate Water Rights Pact
Posted on 2 May 2011 by Andrew McCue

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on May 2 held that Wyoming farmers and ranchers are not violating a 1950s water pact with Montana by using modern sprinkler irrigation that returns less runoff water to the Yellowstone River system... Read More

Lemon Law Firm Kimmel & Silverman Expands To 4 New States
Posted on 14 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

AMBLER, Pa. - Kimmel & Silverman, the oldest and largest automobile lemon law firm in the Northeast, is getting even larger. The Lemon Law Firm has announced its expansion into Wyoming, Tennessee, Michigan and Washington, D.C. Craig Kimmel and... Read More

Former Wyoming Gov. David Freudenthal Joins Crowell & Moring's Environment & Natural Resources Group
Posted on 2 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Former Wyoming Gov. David Duane Freudenthal has joined the international law firm of Crowell & Moring LLP as senior counsel in the firm's Environment & Natural Resources Group, where he will advise on a wide range of domestic... Read More

High Court Sides With Wyoming In Water Dispute With Montana
Posted on 2 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BILLINGS, Mont. - (AP) The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that Wyoming farmers are not taking too much water from a river system they share with neighboring Montana. The high court turned away Montana's complaint that Wyoming was violating a 1950... Read More

Federal Judge Dismisses States' Gun Lawsuit
Posted on 2 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HELENA, Mont. - (AP) A federal judge in Missoula has dismissed a lawsuit by gun rights advocates and states seeking freedom from federal gun laws, a move that the advocates promised to appeal. The decision Wednesday from U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy... Read More

Pennsylvania Lawsuit Claims Rental Firm Spies On Users
Posted on 4 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PITTSBURGH - (AP) A major furniture rental chain has software on its computers that lets it track the keystrokes, screenshots and even webcam images of customers while they use the devices at home, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday. The lawsuit was... Read More

Gay Couple Challenges Wyoming's Marriage Law
Posted on 24 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - (AP) A gay couple has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Wyoming law that defines marriage as existing only between a man and a woman. David Shupe-Roderick and Ryan W. Dupree of Cheyenne say the Laramie County Clerk's Office... Read More

Wyoming Couple Drops Gay Marriage Lawsuit
Posted on 16 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - (AP) A gay couple in Cheyenne has dropped a federal lawsuit that challenged the Wyoming law defining marriage as existing only between a man and a woman. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that David Shupe-Roderick and Ryan W. Dupree filed... Read More

Feds Sued For Backing Off Fast-Track Drilling
Posted on 29 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - (AP) A petroleum industry group has filed a lawsuit saying federal land managers lacked authority to stop fast-track approval of oil and gas drilling on public land in the West. The Western Energy Alliance filed the lawsuit on Oct. 21... Read More

Utah Suing Federal Government Over Wilderness Plan
Posted on 1 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SALT LAKE CITY - (AP) The state of Utah filed a lawsuit Friday against the federal government over an Obama administration plan to make millions of acres of undeveloped land in the West eligible for federal wilderness protection. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert... Read More

Utah, Wyo. Seek To Intervene In Mont. Gun Lawsuit
Posted on 7 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Community Staff

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - (AP) State officials in Wyoming and Utah plan to enter a lawsuit pending in Montana to argue the federal government lacks authority to regulate firearms that are made and sold in the same state. The attorneys general of Wyoming and... Read More