Category Archives: IGRA

Federals Prevail in Online Tribal Bingo Suit

Here are the materials in State of California v. Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel (S.D. Cal.): 61 US Motion 63 CA Motion 67 Tribal Response 68 US Reply 69 CA Reply 80 DCT Order Granting US Motion Prior post here.

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Split Cal. COA Holds Gov. Brown’s Concurrence in North Fork Compact is Invalid

Here are the opinions in Stand Up For California v. State of California (PDF). An excerpt from the lead opinion: The judgment is reversed. The Governor’s concurrence is invalid under the facts alleged in this case. Plaintiffs have stated a … Continue reading

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Seminole Tribe Prevails in Dispute with Florida over Banked Games

Here are the materials in Seminole Tribe of Florida v. State of Florida (N.D. Fla.): 37-seminole-msj 38-florida-msj 44-seminole-response-to-38 53-florida-response-to-37 86-seminole-immunity-brief 87-florida-immunity-brief 103-dct-order

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California Indian Law Association CLE Webinar November 30

Visit http://www.calindianlaw.org/cle-webinar.html Please join CILA for its CLE webinar hosted in partnership with Ceiba Legal, LLP on November 30, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. The webinar is titled “Born Again Compacts: How an Evolution in the Definition of ‘Gaming Facilities’ May … Continue reading

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California COA Affirms Authority of Governor to Concur in Two-Part Determination

Here is the opinion in United Auburn Indian Community v. Brown. Here is the unpublished opinion in Citizens for a Better Way v. Brown.

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Federal Court Dismisses Pojoaque Gaming-Related Dispute with New Mexico

Here are the materials in Pueblo of Pojoaque v. State of New Mexico (D.N.M.): 60-nm-motion-to-dismiss-count-iv 64-nm-motion-to-stay 65-nm-motion-to-modify-pi-order 66-response-to-60 69-nm-motion-to-modify 71-motion-to-dismiss-counts-iii-iv 72-motion-to-dismiss-count-ii 73-motion-to-dismiss-count-v 79-reply-in-support-of-60 85-response-to-65 86-response-to-72 87-response-to-71 88-response-to-69 89-response-to-73 90-response-to-64 94-reply-in-support-of-69 95-reply-in-support-of-73 96-reply-in-support-of-65 97-reply-in-support-of-72 98-reply-in-support-of-64 99-reply-in-support-of-71 118-dct-order Prior posts here, here, and … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rules in Favor of North Fork Rancheria in Gaming Conflict

Here are the materials in Stand Up for California v. Dept. of Interior (D.D.C.): 106-1-sufc-motion-for-summary-j 108-1-picayune-rancheria-motion-for-summary-j 111-1-north-fork-rancheria-motion-for-summary-j 112-1-us-motion-for-summary-j 115-sufc-reply 116-picayune-reply 121-north-fork-rancheria-reply 122-us-reply 169-dct-order Prior posts here, here, here, here, and here.

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Frank’s Landing Class II Gaming Suit Dismissed as to the NIGC; Other Defendants Remain

Here are the materials in Franks Landing Indian Community v. National Indian Gaming Commission (W.D. Wash.): 19 Motion to Dismiss 24 Response 27 Reply 29 DCT Order

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Update in North Fork v. California: Case Terminated

Here are the materials in North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians v. State of California (E.D. Cal.): 39 Picayune Amicus Brief 41 North Fork Response 46 DCT Order Prior order here.

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Tenth Circuit Briefs in State of Kansas v. NIGC (Quapaw Tribe)

Here: STATE AND COUNTY OPENING BRIEF QUAPAW BRIEF NIGC Brief Lower court materials here.

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