Tag Archives: fee to trust acquisition

Challenge to Federal Trust Land Acquisition for Sant Ynez Band Filed

Here is the complaint in Geyser v. United States (C.D. Cal.): Complaint

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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 UPDATE: And the unpublished opinion in No Casino in Plymouth v. Zinke.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 Related posts.

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Upright Citizens Brigade Cert Petition Challenging Indian Rights

Say it isn’t so Amy Poehler! Actually, the petition is captioned Upstate Citizens for Equality v. United States: Cert Petition Questions presented: 1. Can Congress in the exercise of its Article 1 powers infringe, reduce or diminish the territorial integrity … Continue reading

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D.C. Circuit Briefs in Challenge to North Fork Rancheria Trust Acquisition

Here are the materials in Stand Up for California! v. Dept. of Interior: Picayune Rancheria Opening Brief Stand Up Opening Brief Federal Brief North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians Brief Picayune Reply Stand Up Reply Lower court materials here.

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Interior Approves Craig Tribal Association’s Land-into-Trust Application

Download(PDF): Press Release Link: Notice in Federal Register Excerpt: Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Lawrence S. Roberts, who leads the Office of the Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs, today announced the Department’s decision to place a 1.08-acre land … Continue reading

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Second Circuit Rejects Another Challenge to Oneida Trust Acquisition

Here is the unpublished opinion in Central New York Fair Business Assn. v. Jewell (PDF). Briefs: Appellants Brief Federal Brief Oneida Brief Appellants Reply Lower court materials here.

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BIA Acquires Pe’Sla Property in Trust for Four Tribes

Here is the decision in State of South Dakota v. Great Plains Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs: Decision An excerpt: For the reasons below, I affirm the Regional Director’s Decision to accept Pe’Sla in trust. The Regional Director properly determined … Continue reading

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Feds Acquire Indiana Land in Trust for Pokagon Band

Here: Pokagon Band Letter

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