Category Archives: IGRA

California Prevails over Pauma Band in IGRA Good Faith Negotiations Litigation

Here are the materials in Pauma Band of Luiseño Mission Indians of the Pauma & Yuima Reservation v. State of California (S.D. Cal.): 27 Second Amended Complaint 30-1 State Motion to Dismiss + Strike 32 Response 33 Reply 36-1 State X Motion … Continue reading

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Michigan Prevails over Bay Mills Indian Community re: Vanderbilt Casino Property

Here is the order in Bay Mills Indian Community v. Snyder (W.D. Mich.): 91 DCT Order Briefs here. Related posts here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Connecticut & Mashantucket Pequot Claims re: Gaming Procedures

Here are the materials in State of Connecticut v. Zinke (D.D.C.): 1 Complaint 9 Plaintiffs MSJ 11-1 MGM Motion to Intervene 18 Interior Motion for Partial Dismiss 22 Interior Opposotion to 11 23 Plaintiffs Opposition to 11 27 Plaintiffs Oppositon … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Briefs in Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe v. Gerlach

Here: Appellant Brief Appellee Brief Reply Brief Lower court materials here.

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Forest County Potawatomi Challenge to Denial of Gaming Compact Fails

Here are the materials in Forest County Potawatomi Community v. United States (D.D.C.): 79-1 Forest County Motion for Summary J 81-1 US Cross Motion 82-1 Menominee Cross Motion 86 Forest County Reply 91 US Reply 92 Menominee Reply 95 DCT … Continue reading

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Seventh Circuit Briefs in Stockbridge-Munsee Community v. State of Wisconsin & Ho-Chunk Nation

Here: SMC Opening Brief Wisconsin Answer Brief Ho-Chunk Nation Answer Brief Reply Brief Lower court materials here. Other materials here.

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Interior and North Fork Rancheria Prevail over Stand Up for California on Tribe’s Gaming Compact Procedures

Here are the materials in Stand Up for California! v. Dept.of Interior (E.D. Cal.): 28 sufc motion for stay 29 sufc motion for summary j 37 north fork rancheria motion for summary j 39 north fork opposition to 29 41 … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Constitutional Challenge to IRA Section 5 [fee to trust statute]

Here are the materials in Club One Casino v. Dept. of Interior (E.D. Cal.): 36-1 club one casino motion for summary j 37-1 doi motion for summary j 38 club one reply 39 doi reply 40 dct order Prior post … Continue reading

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Stand Up For California v. Dept. of Interior Cert Petition

Here: sufc cert petition Questions presented: 1. This case presents the question whether the Secretary may conclude that a casino “would not be detrimental to the surrounding community” despite uncontroverted evidence the casino will have unmitigated detrimental impacts to the community. … Continue reading

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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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