Category Archives: Indian gaming

Federal Court Issues Split Decision in Flandrea Santee Sioux — South Dakota Tax Dispute

Here are the materials in Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe v. Gerlach (D. S.D.): 79 State Motion for Summary J 117 Flandreau Motion for Summary J 124 State Opposition 130 Flandreau Opposition 136 Flandreau Reply 154 DCT Order An excerpt: 1. The … Continue reading

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Nooksack Reaches Settlement with National Indian Gaming Commission

Here: Nooksack NIGC Settlement

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Federal Court Dismisses Effort to Shut Down Indian Casino Project Allegedly Built on Indian Cemetery

Here are the materials in Rosales v. Dutschke (E.D. Cal.): 62-1 Tribally Related Defendants Motion to Dismiss 63-1 Federal Defendants Motion to Dismiss 74 Response to Federal Motion 75 Response to Tribal Motion 80 Federal Reply 84 Tribal Reply 98 DCT … Continue reading

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Kialegee Tribal Town Sues over Raid by Muscogee (Creek) Lighthorsemen

Here is the complaint in Kialegee Tribal Town v. Dellinger (N.D. Okla.): 2 Complaint

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Town of Aquinnah v. Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) Cert Petition

Here: Town of Aquinnah’s Cert Petition  Commonwealth of Massachusetts Cert Petition Question presented: Whether the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, a statute of general application, impliedly repealed other federal statutes that specifically subject Indian tribes to state restrictions on gaming, a question that has divided the courts of appeals. Lower … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Revives Some Claims in Tribal Gaming Developers’ Suit against City of Richmond

Here is the unpublished opinion in Guidiville Rancheria v. United States.

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in State of California v. Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel

Here: Opening Brief Answer Brief Case materials here.

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“Sault Tribe’s trust land application denied for Lansing casino”

Here. If anyone has the denial letter, please send it along. Here it is. And here: 2017-07-24 DOI Cason ltr to Sault Ste. Marie denying mandatory trust acqn

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(Split) Tenth Circuit Rules against Pojoaque Pueblo in Gaming Dispute with State of New Mexico

Here is the opinion in Pueblo of Pojoaque v. State of New Mexico. An excerpt: Plaintiffs-Appellants Pueblo of Pojoaque and its governor, Joseph M. Talachy, (collectively “the Pueblo”) appeal from the district court’s dismissal of its claim for declaratory and … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Citizens for a Better Way v. Zinke

Here: Opening Brief Related posts.

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