Category Archives: IGRA

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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Jamul Action Committee’s Challenge Dismissed

Here are the materials in Jamul Action Committee v. Chaudhuri (E.D. Cal.): 123 Tribe Motion to Dismiss 127-1 Federal Motion to Dismiss 133-1 JAC Motion for Summary J 143 JAC Response to 123 144 JAC Response to 127 145 Tribe … Continue reading

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Judge Dismisses Navajo Nation Challenge to State Jurisdiction in Personal Injury Suits at Casinos

Here are the materials in the matter of Navajo Nation et al v. Marsh et al, 15-cv-00799 (D. N.M. 2016): Doc. 12 – Motion for Summary Judgment Doc. 13 – Response to Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment Doc. 17 – … Continue reading

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Seminole Tribes Prevails in Sovereign Immunity Dispute with Slip and Fall Plaintiffs

Here is the opinion in Seminole Tribe of Florida v. Schinnler (Fla. Ct. App.). An excerpt: Here, the tribe established that no resolution, ordinance or compact including a waiver of immunity was enforceable in 2009 when the plaintiff’s claim arose. … Continue reading

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Gun Lake Tribe and state to split $21.7M in disputed revenue sharing

From mLive.com: The Gun Lake Tribe of Pottawatomi Indians and the state of Michigan have agreed to split $21.7 million as a “partial settlement” of a dispute over the Michigan Lottery’s creation of online ticket sales and lottery terminals in … Continue reading

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Cross Motions for Summary Judgment in Seminole IGRA Good Faith Suit against Florida

Here are the pleadings in Seminole Tribe of Florida v. State of Florida (N.D. Fla.): 37 Seminole Motion for Summary J 38 Florida Motion for Summary J Motion to dismiss stage pleadings here.

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Butte County Loses Challenge to NIGC Compact Approval

Here are the materials and documents in the matter of Butte County, CA v. Chadhouri et al, 08-cv-00519 (D.C. July 15, 2016): Doc. 115 – Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment Doc. 117 … Continue reading

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Amended Opinion from 9th Circuit in JAC v. Chadhouri

Download order and amended opinion here. Link to previous coverage here.

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