Category Archives: Indian gaming

Update in Fort Sill Apache Tribe v. NIGC

Here are the new materials in Fort Sill Apache Tribe v. National Indian Gaming Commission (D.D.C.): 80 Amended Complaint 84-1 US Motion to Dismiss 87 Opposition 92 Reply in Support of 84 93 Fort Sill Motion to Compel 94 US … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses FLSA Claim against EBCI Casino

Here are the materials in Clark v. Harrah’s NC Casino Company, LLC (W.D. N.C.): 1 Complaint 18-1 Motion to Dismiss 29 Amended Complaint 34-1 Motion to Dismiss 39 Response 43 Reply 45 Individual Defendant MTD 51 Response 52 Reply 53 Magistrate … Continue reading

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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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State and Union Prevail over Pauma Band over Labor Relations Dispute

Here are the materials in Pauma Band of Luiseño Mission Indians of the Pauma & Yuima Reservation v. Unite Here International Union (S.D. Cal.): 13 Amended Complaint 14-1 Union MTD 15-1 State MTD 20-1 Motion to File Second Amended Complaint 21 … Continue reading

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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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Ninth Circuit Orders Arbitration in Dispute Involving Tribe and Labor Union

Here is the unpublished opinion in Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians v. UNITE HERE International Union. Briefs: Shingle Springs Opening Brief United Here Brief Oral argument video here. Lower court materials here. Prior cases 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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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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