Tag Archives: Michigan Indian Land Claims Settlement Act

Sixth Circuit Affirms Denial of Permissive Intervention by Saginaw Chippewa in Bay Mills v. Snyder

Here is the order: BMIC v. Snyder CA6 Unpublished Opinion Briefs here.

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Summary Judgment Briefing in Bay Mills Indian Community v. Snyder

Here are the materials in Bay Mills Indian Community v. Snyder (W.D. Mich.): 47-saginaw-chippewa-motion-to-intervene 54-michigan-motion-for-summary-j

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Sault Tribe Motion to Dismiss Michigan Gaming Suit

Here are the new materials in the case captioned State of Michigan v. Payment (W.D. Mich.): 2015-03-20 Brief in Support of Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint 2015-03-20 Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint 71 Michigan Response to Motion to … Continue reading

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State of Michigan Sues Sault Tribe Officials–Amended Complaint with Exhibits

Amended Complaint 2Exhibit A (Letter from DOI) Exhibit B (letter from Gov. Snyder to Chairman Eitrem) Exhibit C (Sault Tribe Submission for Mandatory Fee-to-Trust Acquisition) Exhibit D (Same, for the Sibley Parcel) Exhibit E (Sault Tribe approval of development agreement … Continue reading

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Updated Materials in Michigan v. Sault Tribe — State Seeks to Sue Tribal Officials

Here are the materials in State of Michigan v. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians (W.D. Mich.): 49 Renewed Motion to Dismiss 53-1 State Motion for Relief 55 State Response to Motion to Dismiss 57 Soo Tribe Reply 58 … Continue reading

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Dale Kildee Claims MILCSA Not Intended to Create Off-Reservation Gaming Opportunities

From the Ann Arbor News, “Dale Kildee: Land for Soo tribe casinos in Lansing and SE Michigan not his legislation’s intent.”

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Sault Tribe Lansing Casino Trust Application Documents

Here: SSM Mandatory Trust Filing Lansing final 20140610 An excerpt: The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Michigan (the “Sault Tribe” or “Tribe”) tenders this submission for a mandatory fee-to-trust acquisition of two parcels of land located in … Continue reading

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Sault Tribe Huron Township, Wayne County Trust Application Documents

Here: SSM Mandatory Trust Filing New Boston final 20140610 An excerpt: The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Michigan (the “Sault Tribe” or “Tribe”)  tenders this submission for a mandatory fee-to-trust acquisition of a parcel of land located  … Continue reading

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Michigan Files Cert Petition against Sault Tribe in Lansing Casino Controversy

Here are the petition materials in Michigan v. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians: Michigan Cert Petition Petition Appendix Lower court materials here. The CA6 stayed this matter, here, here, and here.

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Sixth Circuit Denies Sault Tribe Motion to Reconsider Stay

Here: CA6 Order Denying Reconsideration Prior posts on the stay are here and here. Panel materials here.

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