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Ninth Circuit to Video Stream En banc Arguments in Big Lagoon Rancheria Gaming Matter (Sept. 17, 2014)

Here is the news release. An excerpt: On Wednesday, September 17, 2014, beginning at 10 a.m., the court will hear oral arguments in Big Lagoon Rancheria v. State of California, in which the state appeals the summary judgment by the … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit to Re-Hear Big Lagoon Rancheria Appeal Sept. 17, 2014

Here: Big Lagoon — CA9 Order Setting Oral Argument En banc materials here. Panel materials 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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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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