Tag Archives: Big Lagoon Rancheria v. California

Amici Supporting Big Lagoon Rancheria’s En Banc Petition

Here: Big Lagoon v California – 64 – US brief Big Lagoon v California – 67-2 – NCAI USET brief Big Lagoon v California – 68 – CILS Ltr The en banc petition is here. The panel materials are here.

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Big Lagoon Rancheria En Banc Petition

Here: Petition for Panel Rehearing The panel materials are here.

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Split Ninth Circuit Panel Reverses Big Lagoon Rancheria v. California

Here is today’s opinion. The court’s syllabus: Reversing the district court’s summary judgment, the panel held that the State of California did not violate the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act by failing to negotiate in good faith for a tribal-state gaming … Continue reading

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Complete Briefing in Big Lagoon Rancheria Class III Compact Dispute with California

Here are the briefs: California Brief Big Lagoon Brief California Reply Big Lagoon Reply Lower court materials here.

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Opening Ninth Circuit Briefs in Big Lagoon Rancheria v. State of California

Here: California Brief Big Lagoon Brief

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Federal DCT Orders Conclusion of Big Lagoon Rancheria Good Faith Compact Case — Let Appeals Begin

Here is that order: DCT Final Order Prior relevant orders are here (good faith order — 11/22/2010) and here (mediator’s order selecting compact).

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Mediator Selects Big Lagoon’s Proposed Compact over California’s Proposal

Here is the mediator’s order: Big Lagoon Rancheria vs. State of California. The federal court finding that California failed to negotiate in good faith is here: DCT Order on California Good Faith

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More Holiday Reading: Federal Court Grants Big Lagoon Rancheria’s Motion for Summary Judgment

The decision is here. Our previous coverage of this case is here and here.

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Federal Court Orders Reconsideration of Discovery in Big Lagoon Rancheria Good Faith Negotiation Case

As a result of the Rincon decision…. Here: DCT Order Granting Reconsideration. Original protective order here.

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Eleventh Amendment Does Not Bar Discovery in IGRA Bad Faith Action (In Cal. Only)

Here are the materials in Big Lagoon Rancheria v. California (N.D. Cal.): DCT Order on Motion for Protective Order Cali Motion for Protective Order Big Lagoon Opposition Cali Reply Prior materials on this case (holding that Cal. has waived its … Continue reading

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