Tag Archives: Sault Tribe

NY Times on Shutdown and Tribes

Here. Aaron Payment, the chairman of the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians in Michigan, said his tribe had already shut down its H.I.V. prevention program and furloughed employees for its Head Start program for a month because of sequestration. Now, … Continue reading

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Michigan Sixth Circuit Answer Brief in Michigan v. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe

Here: Michigan Brief Opening brief is here.

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Opening Brief in Lansing Casino Dispute — Michigan v. Sault Tribe

Here is the opening brief: Sault Tribe CA6 brief TribeMotionCOA SubstituteBrief (3) Sault Tribe CA6 Substitute Brief Lower court materials here.

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Federal Court Enjoins Sault Tribe from Seeking Trust Acquisition for Lansing Casino Property

News coverage here. Link to opinion here. DCT Order Granting Injunction Briefs here.

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News Commentary on Port Huron Casino Likelihood

Here.

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Sault Tribe Response to Mayor Bernero’s Gaffe

Here.

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Second Greektown Reorganization Plan to Be Considered

From the Freep via Pechanga: A second plan to speed Greektown Casino’s exit from bankruptcy protection could go out to creditors for a vote next week. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Walter Shapero told lawyers for the casino and its creditors … Continue reading

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News Coverage on Criminal Charges in U.P. Illegal Gillnetting Case

From the Escanaba Daily Press: ESCANABA – Sentences will be handed down within the next six weeks for two men arrested in connection with illegal gill netting on Big Bay de Noc earlier this month, according to Delta County District … Continue reading

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Greektown Reorganization Agreement Reached

Here is the reorganization plan referenced in the article below — Greektown Reorganization Plan From Fox Business via Pechanga: Greektown Holdings, L.L.C. announced today that beneficial holders of a majority of the principal amount of its pre-petition bank debt have … Continue reading

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Greektown Hearings to Begin

From the Freep: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Walter Shapero has scheduled four days of hearing time during which the plan’s proponents and objectors are to call more than 20 witnesses and present 539 exhibits to prove their cases, according to a … Continue reading

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