Tag Archives: Carcieri v. Salazar

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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D.C. Circuit Affirms Interior Trust Acquisition for North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians

Here is the opinion in Stand Up for California! v. Dept. of Interior: Stand Up Opinion Briefs here.

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Ninth Circuit Denies En Banc Review of Ione Casino Challenges

Here are the materials in No Casino in Plymouth v. Zinke: Ione adv No Casino – 9th Circuit – Order Denying No Casino Petition for Panel Rehearing or Rehearing En Banc filed 01-11-2018 Ione Band Response [No Casino] No Casino … Continue reading

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Litigation Update on Cases Addressing the “Under Federal Jurisdiction” Requirement of the Indian Reorganization Act (Plus Other Things)

Here. Prepared for the FBA’s DC Indian Law Conference this Friday!

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Interior Prevails in Defense of Ione Band Trust Land Acquisition in Ninth Circuit

Here is the opinion in County of Amador v. Dept. of Interior. UPDATE: And the unpublished opinion in No Casino in Plymouth v. Zinke. An excerpt: This case involves a dispute over a proposed casino in Amador County, California. Plaintiff, the … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Argument Video in Appeals in Challenge to Ione Band Gaming Related Trust Acquisition

Here is the video in No Casino in Plymouth v. Zinke (briefs here). Here is the video in County of Amador v. Dept. of Interior (briefs here).

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

Here: Opening Brief Federal Response Brief Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe Answer Brief Reply Related posts.

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Citizens Against Reservation Shopping v. Zinke

Here is today’s order list. Here are the cert stage briefs.

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Bill Wood on the IRA’s “Under Federal Jurisdiction” Provision

William Wood has published Indians, Tribes, and (Federal) Jurisdiction in the University of Kansas Law Review. Here is an excerpt: I argue that, doctrinally, all Indian tribes currently recognized as such by the U.S. government—all “federally recognized tribes”— necessarily were under federal … Continue reading

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Fletcher — The Consequences Of Divide-And-Conquer: Carcieri Redux (Law360.com)

Here: The Consequences Of Divide-And-Conquer: Carcieri Redux In Carcieri v. Salazar, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Narragansett Tribe was not “under federal jurisdiction” in 1934, and therefore the U.S. Department of the Interior could not acquire land in trust for the tribe. The … Continue reading

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