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Sault Tribe Sues Interior over Failure to Comply with Mandatory Trust Land Acquisition Statute

Here is the complaint in Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Zinke (D.D.C.): 1 Complaint 1-1 Exhibit I 1-2 Exhibit II 1-3 Exhibit III 1-4 Exhibit IV 1-5 Exhibit V 1-6 Exhibit VI Interior denial letter here. Lansing … Continue reading

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Materials in Dispute over Trust Status of Parcel 5 at Upper Lake Rancheria

Here are the materials in the zombie case, Upper Lake Pomo Association v. Morton (E.D. Cal.) [yes, that’s Rogers Morton and yes, the caption number starts with 75]: 320 Jackson Motion to Enforce 324-1 Diwald Motion to Intervene 325 US Opposition … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Constitutional Challenge to IRA Section 5 [fee to trust statute]

Here are the materials in Club One Casino v. Dept. of Interior (E.D. Cal.): 36-1 club one casino motion for summary j 37-1 doi motion for summary j 38 club one reply 39 doi reply 40 dct order Prior post … Continue reading

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NYTs: “Land-Trust Case Raises Red Flags Across Indian Country”

Here.

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Interior Decision Favoring Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria

Here is the opinion in Cachil Dehe Band of Wintun Indians of the Colusa Indian Community v. Zinke. Briefs here.

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D.C. Circuit Rules in Favor of Feds/Tribe in Butte County v. Chaudhuri

Here is the opinion: 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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Federal Court Rejects Casino Opponent Demand to Supplement Administrative Record with Materials on the Legal Status of Trust Land (North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians)

Here are the materials in Club One Casino v. Dept. of Interior (E.D. Cal.): 22 motion to supplement record 25 interior response 26 reply 33 dct order

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Gregory Ablavsky Guest Post: What Justice Thomas Gets Wrong About Constitutional History: Part 2—Ratification, Natelson, and Territorial Integrity

Professor Ablavsky is the author of “Beyond the Commerce Clause.” Part I is here. What Justice Thomas Gets Wrong About Constitutional History: Part 2—Ratification, Natelson, and Territorial Integrity One interesting aspect about Upstate Citizens is the underlying dispute’s highly ironic … Continue reading

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Greg Ablavsky Guest Post: What Justice Thomas Gets Wrong About Constitutional History: Part I—the Indian Commerce Clause

SCOTUS denied cert in two cases challenging the constitutionality of Section 5 of the Indian Reorganization Act, the statute that authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for Indian tribes. The petitions are here and here. … Continue reading

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