Category Archives: IGRA

Federal Court Enjoins Ho-Chunk Poker as a Class III Game

Here are the materials in State of Wisconsin v. Ho-Chunk Nation (W.D. Wis.): 25 HCN Brief 22 Wisconsin Brief 29 Wisconsin Response Brief 32 Ho-Chunk Response Brief 35 DCT Order An excerpt: The state of Wisconsin has brought this case … Continue reading

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Michigan’s Response to Sault Tribe Renewed Motion to Dismiss

Here are updated materials in State of Michigan v. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians (W.D. Mich.): 53-1 Michigan Motion to Revise DCT Order Dismissing Tribal Officials 55 Michigan Response to Motion to Dismiss Sault Tribe’s motion is here.

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Tenth Circuit Supplemental Briefs in Oklahoma v. Hobia re: Bay Mills Decision

Here: Oklahoma Supplemental Brief re Bay Mills Tribal Supplemental Brief re Bay Mills The Tenth Circuit previously abated this matter pending the outcome in Michigan v. Bay Mills.

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Opening Eleventh Circuit Briefs in Alabama v. PCI Gaming

Here: Alabama Opening Brief State of Michigan et al. Amicus Brief Lower court materials here.

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Update in Stand Up for California v. Jewell

Here: 85 Motion to Supplement Admin Record 89 US Opposition 92 Reply re Motion to Supplement Prior post here.

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Update in City of Duluth v. NIGC

Here is Duluth’s motion for summary judgment: 25 Duluth Motion for Summary J Prior materials here.

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New Student Scholarship on Off-Reservation Gaming

The UNLV Gaming Law Journal has published “Fencing the Buffalo: Off-Reservation Gaming and Possible Amendments to Section 20 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act” (PDF).  

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Federal Court Finds Jurisdiction in Tribal Dispute with Massachusetts over Regulation of Gaming on Martha Vineyard

Here are the materials so far in Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) (D. Mass.): 1 Notice of Removal 18 Massachusetts Motion to Remand 21 Opposition to Motion to Remand 25-1 Massachusetts Reply 31 DCT Order … Continue reading

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Federal Court Sends Coeur d’Alene Tribe Poker Dispute to Arbitration

Here are the updated materials in State of Idaho v. Coeur d’Alene Tribe (D. Idaho): 33 Coeur d’Alene Tribe Reply 35 DCT Order Prior briefs here.

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Ninth Circuit Grants En Banc Review in Big Lagoon Rancheria v. State of California

Here: 2014 0611 Order Granting Petition for Rehearing En Banc En banc petition here. Supporting amicus briefs here. Lower court materials here.

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