Tag Archives: fee to trust acquisition
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 →
Here is the petition in County of Amador v. Dept. of the Interior: Cert Petition Questions presented: 1. Whether Congress intended the phrase “under Federal jurisdiction,” as used in the 1934 Act, to encompass a tribe that, as of June 18, 1934, had no … Continue reading →
Federal Court Rejects Challenge to Wilton Rancheria Trust Acquisition Made by Acting Interior Official
Here are the materials in Stand Up for California! v. Dept. of Interior (D.D.C.): 33 Stand Up Motion for Summary J 40 Interior Cross Motion 41 Wilton Rancheria Cross Motion 45 Stand Up Reply 49 Wilton Reply 50 Interior Reply … Continue reading →
Opinion here. THOMAS, J., announced the judgment of the Court and delivered an opinion, in which BREYER, ALITO, and KAGAN, JJ., joined. BREYER, J., filed a concurring opinion. GINSBURG, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, in which SOTOMAYOR, … Continue reading →
Here is the opinion in Stand Up for California! v. Dept. of Interior: Stand Up Opinion Briefs here.
Here they are (so far); Federal Brief Lower court materials in Cherokee Nation v. Jewell here.
D.C. Circuit Affirms Amador County Cannot Challenge IGRA ‘Reservation’ Status of Buena Vista Rancheria
Here is the unpublished opinion in Amador County v. Dept. of Interior: CADC Unpublished Opinion Here are the briefs.
Here: Oral Argument Transcript
Here. An excerpt, and a little horn tooting: The most telling argument for the government is the recitation (in an amicus brief filed by a group of law professors) of the dozens of statutes Congress has adopted through the centuries … Continue reading →
Here is the complaint in Geyser v. United States (C.D. Cal.): Complaint