State of Oklahoma v. Tyson Foods, et al., 619 F.3d 1223 (10th Cir. 2010)

(Cherokee Nation cannot be added as plaintiff in lawsuit that State of Oklahoma filed against defendant on allegations of water pollution by defendant's poultry operations; trial court had ruled that Oklahoma could not win damages (Oklahoma had sought over $600 million in damages) against the defendant because Oklahoma failed to include the Cherokee Nation as a plaintiff; granting motion to intervene would cause lengthy delay in trial that could prejudice defendant's rights and Cherokee Nation can file its own separate lawsuit against the defendant; trial concluded in February of 2010, but trial court has not issued ruling yet).

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