Category Archives: IGRA

Ninth Circuit Materials in Tulalip Tribes v. State of Washington — Gaming Compact Dispute

Here are the briefs: Tulalip Opening Brief Samish Amicus Brief Washington Brief Tulalip Reply Oral argument audio here. Lower court materials here: 13 Tulalip Motion for Summary J 20 Washington Response 28 Tulalip Response 29 Tulalip Reply 30 Washington Reply … Continue reading

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Iipay Nation Responsive Pleadings in Internet Gaming Matter

Here are the new materials in materials in State of California v. Iipay Nation Of Santa Ysabel (S.D. Cal.): SY Interactive Memo Opposing TRO motion Appendix A — Memo opposing TRO motion + attachment Declaration — David Chelette + exhibits … Continue reading

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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe Sues South Dakota over Taxes and Casino Regulation

Here is the complaint in Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe v. Gerlach (D. S.D.): 1 Complaint An excerpt: 1. This action seeks a judgment declaring that, under federal law, the State of South Dakota does not have authority to impose its … Continue reading

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Friends of Amador County v. Jewell a Petition to Watch for This Week’s SCT Conference

Here: Friends of Amador County v. Jewell 14-340 Issue: Whether, in an action by a third party against the Secretary of the Interior under the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. § 551 et seq., a putative Indian tribe may invoke … Continue reading

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California Sues Iipay Nation Of Santa Ysabel over Internet Gaming

Here are the materials in State of California v.Iipay Nation Of Santa Ysabel (S.D. Cal.): 1 Complaint 3-1 TRO Motion

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Friends of Amador County v. Jewell Cert Stage Briefs

Here: FAC Cert Petition Buena Vista Rancheria Opposition FAC Reply Question presented: Whether, in an action by a third party against the Secretary of the Interior under the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. 551 et seq., a putative Indian tribe … Continue reading

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Harvard Law Review Comment on Michigan v. Bay Mills

Here is Leading Case: Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, 134 S. Ct. 2024 (2014). An excerpt: While the Court’s decision is a victory for those who feared the abrogation of tribal immunity, its suggestion that states seek remedies in … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Reverses Oklahoma v. Hobia Relying on Bay Mills

Here is the opinion: CA10 Opinion Lower court supplemental briefs here. Briefs are here. Lower court materials here.

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Buena Vista Rancheria Cert Opposition Brief

Here: Buena Vista Rancheria Opposition The United States has waived its right to respond. The cert petition is here.

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Updated Materials in Michigan v. Sault Tribe — State Seeks to Sue Tribal Officials

Here are the materials in State of Michigan v. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians (W.D. Mich.): 49 Renewed Motion to Dismiss 53-1 State Motion for Relief 55 State Response to Motion to Dismiss 57 Soo Tribe Reply 58 … Continue reading

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