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Tag Archives: Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act
Federal Court Orders Individual Defendant to Pay $475K Civil Penalty in City of New York v. Golden Feather
Here is the order: DCT Order on Civil Penalty Prior materials here, here, and here.
Federal Indictment of 18 Individuals for Smuggling Smokes to Seneca Cayuga Tobacco, Ho-Chunk Inc., Etc.
Here is the indictment in United States v. Sheffler (W.D. Mo.): Sheffler Indictment News coverage here.
Here: Corrected DCT Order Prior post here.
Here are the materials in City of New York v. Gordon (S.D. N.Y.): DCT Order Granting Injunction City Motion for PI Gordon Motion to Dismiss An excerpt: Plaintiff, the City of New York (“the City”), brought this action seeking injunctive … Continue reading →
Federal Court Finds Unkechauge Reservation Smoke Shops Liable for Violations of Federal Law in City of New York v. Golden Feather Smoke Shop
Here are the materials: DCT Memorandum & Order NYC Motion Remaining Defendants’ Cross-Motion An excerpt: For the reasons below, the Court grants the City summary judgment as to defendants’ liability under the CCTA and the CMSA. With respect to relief, … Continue reading →
Federal Magistrate Recommends Denial of Motion to Dismiss Tobacco Trafficking Charge arising in Indian Country
Here are the materials so far in United States v. Nappi (W.D. N.Y.): Nappi Motion to Dismiss Federal Response Magistrate R&R in US v Nappi
Here are the materials in United States v. Wilbur: CA9 Opinion (per Judge W. Fletcher, with partial dissent by Judge Rawlinson) Wilbur Opening Brief Federal Answering Brief Wilbur Reply Brief An excerpt: For the reasons that follow, we agree with … Continue reading →
Here are (some of) the materials in this Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act prosecution: DCT Montour Order Motion to Dismiss Counts 7-16 Vagueness Motion Kenneth Hill and Peter Montour Motions to Dismiss
The Ninth Circuit held in U.S. v. Fiander that a Yakama tribal member who cannot be convicted of violating the Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act because of the “right to travel” provision of the Yakama treaty can still be prosecuted for … Continue reading →
This case involves a Coeur d’Alene Tribe member who violated the federal Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act. mahoney-appellant-brief us-appellee-brief mahoney-reply-brief us-v-mahoney-ca9-opinion