Category Archives: IGRA

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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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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