Category Archives: IGRA

Second Circuit Briefs in Citizens against Casino Gambling in Erie County v. Hogen (FINAL)

Here: Final CACGEC Principal Brief Final Federal Brief Final Seneca Amicus Brief Final CACGEC Reply Brief Final Federal Reply Brief Lower court materials here.

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in State of Arizona v. Tohono O’odham Nation

Here: Arizona Brief Salt River & Gila River Brief TON Answer Brief Arizona Reply Brief Salt River & Gila River Reply Brief Lower court materials here.  

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Seventh Circuit Briefs in State of Wisconsin v. Ho-Chunk Nation

Here: Ho-Chunk Nation Opening Brief NIGA Amicus Brief Wisconsin Brief Ho-Chunk Nation Reply Brief Lower court materials here.

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in State of Idaho v. Coeur d’Alene Tribe

Here: Coeur d’Alene Tribe Opening Brief Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Amicus Brief State Brief TK Reply TK Lower court materials here, here, here, and here.

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Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment Briefing in City of Duluth v. National Indian Gaming Commission

Here: 25 Duluth Motion for Summary J 26 US Cross Motion for Summary J 27-1 Fond du Lac Proposed Amicus Bref 30 Duluth Reply 33 US Reply The materials on the federal government’s motion to dismiss are here. Complaint is … Continue reading

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Federal Court Invalidates Part 291 Secretarial Procedures in Pojoaque Pueblo Case

Here are the materials in State of New Mexico v. Dept. of Interior (D. N.M.): 37 Interior Motion for Summary J 39 New Mexico Motion for Summary J 40 Pojoaque Opposition 41 New Mexico Opposition 42 Interior Opposition 43 Pojoaque … Continue reading

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California Sues Chukchansi for Emergency Relief (Updated with Federal Court Closure Order)

Here is Friday’s complaint in State of California v. Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians (E.D. Cal.): 1 Complaint An excerpt: This action seeks emergency and other appropriate injunctive relief to prevent an imminent threat to the public health and safety. … Continue reading

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NIGC Orders Chukchansi Casino to Close on October 27 unless IGRA Violations Corrected

Here is the order: Chukchansi TCO News coverage here: “Chukchansi casino faces closure, huge federal fines for missing audits.”

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Materials in Latest Round of Contempt Proceedings against Ysleta del Sur Pueblo

Here are the new materials in State of Texas v. Ysleta del Sur Pueblo (W.D. Tex.): 423 Texas Motion for Contempt 431 Pueblo Response to Motion for Contempt 468 Pueblo Motion for Summary J 469 Texas Opposition to Motion for … Continue reading

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State Court Challenge to Graton Rancheria Compact Fails

Here are the materials in Stop the Casino 101 Coalition v. Brown (Cal. App.): Opinion Stop the Casino Opening Brief California Brief Stop the Casino Reply Brief

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