Tag Archives: State of Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community

Bay Mills Indian Community Brief in Opposition to Michigan Cert Petition in Vanderbilt Casino Suit

Here: Bay Mills Cert Opp The petition is here.

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Michigan Files Cert Petition in Dispute over BMIC’s Vanderbilt Casino

Here is the petition: Petition for a Writ of Certiorari MI v BMIC Better pdf here: Michigan v Bay Mills Cert Petition Questions Presented: 1. Whether a federal court has jurisdiction to enjoin activity that violates IGRA but takes place … Continue reading

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MLive on the Bay Mills Vanderbilt Casino Case & Proposed Lansing Casino

Here. An excerpt: Bay Mills has a reservation located on tribal land in the Upper Peninsula’s Chippewa County on the eastern end of Lake Superior. In 2010, the tribe used earnings from a land settlement trust to purchase 40 acres … Continue reading

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Fletcher on IPR re: Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community Decision

Here.  

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Does Michigan v. Bay Mills Create a Circuit Split with Mescalero v. New Mexico over Whether IGRA Waives Tribal Immunity?

Well, maybe, but it probably doesn’t matter because of State of Michigan’s amended complaint below. Yesterday the Sixth Circuit held the Indian tribal immunity survives the enactment of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act for cases in which a non-federal party … Continue reading

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IPR on Vanderbilt Casino Ruling

Here. An excerpt: A written statement from Bay Mills Chair Kurt Perron says the tribe ultimately plans legal victory, and to move forward with its “planned developments.” The tribe did not immediate elaborate on the statement’s meaning. If Bay Mills … Continue reading

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Sixth Circuit Vacates Injunction against Bay Mills’ Vanderbilt Casino

Here is today’s opinion (PDF). Here are the briefs: BMIC Opening Brief in CA6 Appeal LTBB Appellee Brief State of Michigan Appellee Brief BMIC Reply BMIC Motion to Strike Appellee Briefs Lower court materials here. Here is the casino: Guess … Continue reading

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Bay Mills Indian Community, Council Members, and Gaming Commission Motions to Dismiss Amended State/LTBB Complaints

Here are those materials: BMIC Motion to Dismiss BMIC Council Motion to Dismiss BMIC Gaming Commission Motion to Dismiss BMIC Motion to Dismiss LTBB Amended Complaint Here is the State’s amended complaint. Meanwhile, a Sixth Circuit panel is currently considering … Continue reading

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Bay Mills Indian Community Reply Briefs in Vanderbilt Casino Sixth Circuit Appeal

Here: BMIC Reply BMIC Motion to Strike Appellee Briefs

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Appellee Briefs in State of Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community (CA6)

Here: LTBB Appellee Brief State of Michigan Appellee Brief   Here is a pic of the now-shuttered BMIC Vanderbilt Casino: And some lovely intertribal rhetoric:

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