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Native American law watch - Spring 2015
  • Modrall Sperling
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

In Northern Arapaho Tribe v. Ashe, the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming contrasted two tribes’ eagle interests, the First


Texas Supreme Court holds plaintiffs must prove lack of consent in trespass suits
  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • USA
  • May 8 2015

Potentially making it more difficult for plaintiffs to prevail on trespass claims in Texas, the Supreme Court of Texas held for the first time that a


Louisiana Supreme Court denies Plaintiff-landowner’s writ application in legacy case dismissed on the basis of the subsequent purchaser doctrine
  • Liskow & Lewis
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

In a significant decision for the legacy docket in Louisiana, the Louisiana Supreme Court recently denied a Plaintiff-landowner's writ application


A new weapon in the fight for land development: use of takings lawsuits to challenge local fracking bans
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2015

Owners of land with substantial oil and gas resources have begun using the "takings" concept of property law to challenge local bans on fracking


Third Circuit refuses to permit debtor lessor to reject an oil and gas lease
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2015

The Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit confirmed that the Pennsylvania Landlord and Tenant Act is inapplicable to an agreement by a landowner


The Texas Supreme Court holds that the executive rights holder must stand trial for claims of breach of the duty owed to a non-executive
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2015

In an opinion that should give pause to mineral lessors, the Texas Supreme Court revisited the scope of the duty that an executive rights holder owes


What’s underground is still up for grabs in Texas
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2015

Since the first oilman drilled the first water disposal well, cases have come through the courts in the U.S. trying to determine what rights each


Consecutive policies not triggered where there was no evidence of when the loss occurred
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2015

An insurer was required to indemnify the operator of a brine well facility in a suit brought by a neighboring landowner alleging damages resulting


Pa. Supreme Court denies equitable tolling of oil and gas lease’s primary term
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2015

Last week, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, on certification from the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, ruled that the primary


Pennsylvania Superior Court: storage activities hold production rights under "dual purpose" lease
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2015

The explosion of natural gas production in the Appalachian Basin in recent years has led to litigation involving landowners trying to get out of