Category Archives: Indian gaming

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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Fifth Circuit Briefs in State of Texas v. Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas

Here: Alabama-Coushatta Tribe Brief Amicus Brief Supporting Tribe Texas Brief Lower court materials here.

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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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Ninth Circuit Rules against Iipay Online Bingo

Here is the opinion in State of California v. Iipay Nation Of Santa Ysabel: iipay opinion Briefs here.

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Tenth Circuit Rules against State Jurisdiction over Navajo Casino Tort Claims

Here is the opinion in Navajo Nation v. Dalley: ca10 opinion Briefs 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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California Appellate Court Affirms Dismissal of Silvia Burley Suit against California Gambling Control Commission under Anti-SLAPP Rule

Here is the unpublished opinion in California Miwok Tribe v. Everone: d072141

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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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Ninth Circuit Rejects Appeal of Individual Picayune Rancheria Members

Here is the unpublished opinion in State of California v. Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians. Briefs: opening brief state answer brief tribe answer brief reply brief Lower court materials.

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