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California COA Affirms $49M Judgment in Inter-Tribal Contract Dispute

Here is the opinion in Yavapai-Apache Nation v. La Posta Band of Diegueno Mission Indians: Yavapai-Apache Nation v La Posta Band An excerpt: This appeal arises from a contract dispute between two Indian tribes: Yavapai Apache Nation (YAN) and La Posta … Continue reading

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Spokane County Sues to Stop Spokane Tribe Casino

Here is the complaint in Spokane County v. Dept. of Interior (E.D. Wash.): Complaint An excerpt: Spokane County, Washington (“County”) brings this action seeking review of and relief from a June 15, 2015 decision by the Department of the Interior … Continue reading

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Tribal Appellate Court Affirms Immunity Defense in Comanche Gaming Dispute

Here is the opinion in CDST-Gaming v. Comanche Nation (Ct. Indian Appeals): CDST Gaming v. Comanche Nation Lower court decision here. Related posts here, here, and here.

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Dakota Gaming Patron’s Privacy Act Complaint Dismissed

Here are the materials in Block v. Dakota Nation Gaming Commission (D.S.D.): 1 Complaint 5 Motion to Dismiss 9 DCT Order

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Stockbridge-Munsee Sues Wisconsin and Ho-Chunk Over Gaming

Here are the materials so far in Stockbridge-Munsee Community v. State of Wisconsin (W.D. Wisc.): FINAL COMPLAINT FINAL HOLSEY AFF FINAL MEMORANDUM FINAL Motion for PI FINAL STATEMENT OF FACTS

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Kalispel Sues Interior over Spokane Casino

Here is the complaint in Kalispel Tribe of Indians v. Dept. of Interior (E.D. Wash.): 1 Complaint

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First Circuit Rules in Favor of Aquinnah in Gaming Dispute

Here is the opinion in Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah). Briefs here.

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Ninth Circuit Materials in Guidiville Rancheria v. United States

Here are the briefs: Guidiville Rancheria Opening Brief City of Richmond Brief Reply Oral argument video here. Lower court materials here.

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Shane Plumer on Turning Gaming Dollars Into Non-Gaming Revenue

Shane Plumer has published “Turning Gaming Dollars Into Non-Gaming Revenue: Hedging For The Seventh Generation” in the Journal of Law and Inequality’s Sua Sponte. Here is the abstract: There are four levels of diversification that tribes engage in: level one … Continue reading

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Second Circuit Decides Cayuga Nation v. Tanner

Here is the opinion. An excerpt: Plaintiffs‐Appellants, the Cayuga Nation, a federally recognized Indian tribe, and individual officers, employees, and representatives of the Cayuga Nation, filed this action in the United States District Court for the Northern District of New … Continue reading

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