Category Archives: IGRA

Ninth Circuit Materials in Redding Rancheria Challenge to IGRA Section 20 Regulations

Here are the materials in Redding Rancheria v. Salazar [Jewell]: Redding Rancheria Opening Brief Robinson Rancheria Amicus Brief Interior Answer Brief Redding Rancheria Reply Oral argument audio here. Lower court materials here and here.

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Student Commentary on Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community

Here, in the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy Sidebar. Titled A Tradition of Sovereignty: Examining Tribal Sovereign Immunity in Bay Mills Indian Community v. Michigan, written by Meredith L. Jewitt.

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Federal Court Dismisses Alabama v. PCI Gaming Authority

Here are the materials in State of Alabama v. PCI Gaming Authority (M.D. Ala.): 1 PBCI Notice of Removal + Exhibits 14 PBCI Motion to Dismiss 17 Alabama Opposition 21 US Amicus Brief 31 Alabama Response to US Amicus 33 … Continue reading

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Gaming Panel at Fed Bar 2014

Ray Halbritter, Little Fawn Boland, Jeffrey Nelson, George Skibine

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Amici Supporting Big Lagoon Rancheria’s En Banc Petition

Here: Big Lagoon v California – 64 – US brief Big Lagoon v California – 67-2 – NCAI USET brief Big Lagoon v California – 68 – CILS Ltr The en banc petition is here. The panel materials are here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Chukchansi Suit over Missing Bags of Money

Here are the materials in Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians v. Tan (E.D. Cal.): 13-1 Ayala Faction Motion to Dismiss 14 Lewis Faction Response to Order to Show Cause 28 DCT Order Prior posts on this suit are here and … Continue reading

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Big Lagoon Rancheria En Banc Petition

Here: Petition for Panel Rehearing The panel materials are here.

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Sixth Circuit Denies Sault Tribe Motion to Reconsider Stay

Here: CA6 Order Denying Reconsideration Prior posts on the stay are here and here. Panel materials here.

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Order Approving Oneida/NYS Settlement Agreement and Dismissing Interventions — UPDATED

Here is the order approving the settlement agreement between the Oneida Indian Nation and the State of New York, and dismissing both the Cayuga Nation and Stockbridge-Munsee Community’s motions for intervention. UPDATE — briefs are here: 280-2 Cayuga Motion to … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Briefs in City of Duluth v. Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa II

Here: Fond du Lac Opening Brief City of Duluth Brief Fond du Lac Reply Brief Lower court materials here. Materials in City of Duluth v. Fond du Lac I are here.

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