Tag Archives: Big Lagoon Rancheria v. California
Ninth Circuit Sitting En Banc Rules in Favor of Big Lagoon Rancheria in Gaming Dispute with California
Here is the opinion in Big Lagoon Rancheria v. State of California: 10-17803 From the court’s syllabus: The en banc court affirmed the district court’s summary judgment in favor of a tribe that alleged that the State of California had … Continue reading →
Here is “Small Native American Tribe and U.S. Duke It Out at the 9th Circuit.” This seems like a misleading headline since the tribe and Feds were on the same side. In short, argument seemed to go well for tribal … Continue reading →
Ninth Circuit to Video Stream En banc Arguments in Big Lagoon Rancheria Gaming Matter (Sept. 17, 2014)
Here is the news release. An excerpt: On Wednesday, September 17, 2014, beginning at 10 a.m., the court will hear oral arguments in Big Lagoon Rancheria v. State of California, in which the state appeals the summary judgment by the … Continue reading →
Here: Big Lagoon — CA9 Order Setting Oral Argument En banc materials here. Panel materials here.
Here: 2014 0611 Order Granting Petition for Rehearing En Banc En banc petition here. Supporting amicus briefs here. Lower court materials here.
Here: Big Lagoon v California – 64 – US brief Big Lagoon v California – 67-2 – NCAI USET brief Big Lagoon v California – 68 – CILS Ltr The en banc petition is here. The panel materials are here.
Here: Petition for Panel Rehearing The panel materials are here.
Here is today’s opinion. The court’s syllabus: Reversing the district court’s summary judgment, the panel held that the State of California did not violate the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act by failing to negotiate in good faith for a tribal-state gaming … Continue reading →
Here are the briefs: California Brief Big Lagoon Brief California Reply Big Lagoon Reply Lower court materials here.
Here: California Brief Big Lagoon Brief