Category Archives: IGRA

Eleventh Circuit Rules Against Miccosukee Tribe and Sally Jim over Taxes

Here is the opinion in United States v. Jim. Briefs here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Gaming Developer’s State Law Claims against Apache Tribe, Orders Tribal Court Exhaustion in Others

Here are the materials in FSS Development Company LLC v. Apache Tribe of Oklahoma (W.D. Okla.): 21 motion to stay 22 motion to dismiss 25 response 26 reply 31 dct order

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Interior Decision Favoring Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria

Here is the opinion in Cachil Dehe Band of Wintun Indians of the Colusa Indian Community v. Zinke. Briefs here.

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Tenth Circuit Briefs in Comanche Nation v. Zinke [Chickasaw Trust Land Acquisition]

Here: Comanche Opening Brief Federal Answer Brief Lower court materials here.

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Cert Petition Filed over Ione Band of Miwok Indians Trust Land Acquisition

Here is the petition in County of Amador v. Dept. of the Interior: Cert Petition Questions presented: 1. Whether Congress intended the phrase “under Federal jurisdiction,” as used in the 1934 Act, to encompass a tribe that, as of June 18, 1934, had no … Continue reading

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Sharp Image v. Shingle Springs Cert Petition

Here is the petition captioned Sharp Image Gaming, Inc. v. Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians: petitionforawritofcertiorari Question presented: Whether a collateral agreement to a management contract for an Indian gaming operation is subject to approval by the National Indian … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Chemehuevi Tribe v. Brown [gaming compact dispute]

Here: Chemehuevi Opening Brief California Answer Brief Reply Lower court materials here.

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Texas Prevails over Alabam-Coushatta in Gaming Dispute

Here are the materials in State of Texas v. Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas (E.D. Tex.): 74 Texas Motion for Contempt 76 Tribe Motion to Set Aside Judgment 77 Texas Response to 76 80 Tribe Reply in Support of 76 96 Texas … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Stockbridge-Munsee Effort to Restart Litigation against Ho-Chunk Nation Compact, Denies Motion for Sanctions

Here are the materials in Stockbridge-Munsee Community v. State of Wisconsin (W.D. Wis.): 76 motion to file amended complaint 78 wisconsin opposition 81 ho-chunk nation opposition 83 motion for sanctions 84 stockbridge-munsee reply 85 stockbridge-munsee opposition to motion for sanctions 88 … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Denies En Banc Review of Ione Casino Challenges

Here are the materials in No Casino in Plymouth v. Zinke: Ione adv No Casino – 9th Circuit – Order Denying No Casino Petition for Panel Rehearing or Rehearing En Banc filed 01-11-2018 Ione Band Response [No Casino] No Casino … Continue reading

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