Category Archives: fee to trust

Scholars Amicus Brief in Patchak v. Zinke

Here: 16-498 bsac Fed. Cts. and Indian Law Scholars Background materials here.

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in NEPA Challenge to Enterprise Rancheria Casino

Here are the briefs in Cachil Dehe Band of Wintun Indians of the Colusa Indian Community v. Zinke: Opening Brief Tribe Answer Brief Federal Answer Brief Lower court materials here.

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Tribal and Federal Merits Briefs in Patchak v. Zinke

Here: US Merits Brief Gun Lake Merits Brief Other briefs here.

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Town of Vernon v. United States Cert Stage Materials

Here: Cert Petition Questions presented: 1. Whether a tribe that opted out of the Indian Reorganization Act can have its status under the Act revived under the Indian Land Consolidation Act, 25 U.S.C. § 2202, even though the United States did not … Continue reading

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Patchak v. Zinke Background Materials

Here are the merits briefs: Patchak Merits Brief Joint Appendix US Merits Brief Gun Lake Merits Brief Here are the amicus briefs: Federal Courts Scholars Brief in Support of Petitioners Fed. Cts. and Indian Law Scholars in Support of Respondents … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Argument Video in Appeals in Challenge to Ione Band Gaming Related Trust Acquisition

Here is the video in No Casino in Plymouth v. Zinke (briefs here). Here is the video in County of Amador v. Dept. of Interior (briefs here).

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“Sault Tribe’s trust land application denied for Lansing casino”

Here. If anyone has the denial letter, please send it along. Here it is. And here: 2017-07-24 DOI Cason ltr to Sault Ste. Marie denying mandatory trust acqn

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High Country News: “Under Trump, tribal land ownership is not a priority”

Here.

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Citizens for a Better Way v. Zinke

Here: Opening Brief Related posts.

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Grand Traverse Band Response to House Resources Committee Memo of May 22, 2017

Here are the materials: 06-06-17 Ltrs to Hon. Raul Labrador and Donald McEachin County Commissioner-Ty Wessell Letter of Support ARTICLE – Rep. Rob Bishop Angers House Colleagues Over His Handling of I…

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