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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Attempt to Arbitrate Pechange Tort Claims Statute under IGRA

Here are the briefs in Cosentino v. Pechanga Band of Luiseño Mission Indians: Cosentino Opening Brief Pechanga Answer Brief Repky brief TK Lower court materials (C.D. Cal.): 12-1 Pechanga Motion to Dismiss 13 Cosentino Response 20 DCT Amended Order

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BIA Decision Approving Glendale Area Trust Land Acquisition for Gaming Purposes for Tohono O’Odham Nation

Here: 2014-07-03 Washburn Letter to Norris re Trust Decision This is on remand from the Ninth Circuit’s mandate.

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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 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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Materials (So Far) in Idaho v. Coeur d’Alene Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Dispute

Here are the materials in State of Idaho v. Coeur d’Alene Tribe (D. Idaho): 3-1 Idaho Motion for TRO 15-1 Coeur d’Alene Tribe Motion to Dismiss 16 Coeur d’Alene Opposition to Motion for TRO 20 Shoshone-Bannock Motion to File Amicus … Continue reading

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Federal Court Orders Garnishment of Gila River Member’s Per Caps

Here are the materials in United States v. Webb (D. Ariz.): 153 US Writ for Garnishment 162 Webb Response 175 MJ R&R 177 DCT Order  

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Bay Mills Opinion First Impressions — Dodging the Biggest Bullet Since Worcester

The Bay Mills Indian Community and the rest of Indian country dodged a very large bullet aimed by the State of Michigan at a core principle of inherent tribal sovereignty and tribal governance with today’s opinion by Justice Kagan. The … Continue reading

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D.C. Circuit Briefs in Amador County v. Dept. of Interior (Amador II) — Buena Vista Rancheria Motion to Intervene

Here: Buena Vista Opening Brief Amador County Brief Buena Vista Reply Brief DOI Letter Lower court materials: 59-1 Buena Vista Rancheria Motion to Intervene 61 Amador County Opposition 62 Buena Vista Reply 65 DCT Order Denying Motion to Intervene Materials … Continue reading

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R.I. SCT Holds Narragansett Tribe Has Standing to Challenge 2011 Casino Act

Here is the opinion in Narragansett Indian Tribe v. State of Rhode Island. An excerpt: The defendant, the State of Rhode Island (State), appeals from the entry of partial summary judgment in the Superior Court for the plaintiff, the Narragansett … Continue reading

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Fresno Bee Article on Intertribal Gaming Market Competition in California’s San Joaquin Valley

The Bee published “Valley Indian casinos in flux as tribes jockey for gambling dollars.” Read more here: http://www.fresnobee.com/2014/01/04/3698343/valley-indian-casinos-in-flux.html#storylink=cpy

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