Tag Archives: Second Circuit

Next Time You Ask about Individual Rights Protections in Tribal Courts, Think about this Decision First

From Slate: “ICE Doesn’t Have to Pay Damages to U.S. Citizen It Detained for Three Years (!), Court Rules.” Here is the Second Circuit opinion in Watson v. United States.

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Second Circuit Rejects MGM Challenge to Connecticut Gaming Law

Here are the materials in MGM Resorts International v. Malloy: CA2 Opinion MGM Brief Connecticut Brief Reply

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Second Circuit Briefs in Gingras v. ThinkFinance & Plain Green

Here are the materials in Gingras v. ThinkFinance LLC: Plain Green Officers Brief ThinkFinance Brief Appellee Brief Plain Green Officers Reply ThinkFinance Reply Lower court decision in Gingras v. Rosette here.

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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Here is the unpublished opinion in Central New York Fair Business Assn.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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2nd Circuit Affirms Oneida Fee into Trust Judgment

Here are the materials in the matter of Upstate Citizens for Equality v. United States of America, 15-cv-01688 (Nov. 9, 2016): Doc. 100 Brief for Plaintiffs-Appellants Town of Vernon, New York, Town of Verona, Abraham Acee and Arthur Strife Doc. 101 … Continue reading

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Second Circuit Rejects Section 1983 Claim against Foxwoods/Pequot

Here is the summary order in Sun v. Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Commission: sun-v-mashantucket-pequot-gaming-commission Briefs here. Lower court materials here.

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Second Circuit Briefs in Challenge to New York Oneida Trust Land Acquisition

Here are the briefs in Central New York Fair Business Assn. v. Jewell: Appellant Brief Federal Brief Oneida Brief Reply Brief Lower court materials here.

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Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Federal Court Challenge to Onondaga Nation’s ICWA Jurisdiction

Here are the materials in Pitre v. Shenandoah: Pitre2ndCir2-18-16 Appellant Brief Onondaga Brief Onondaga County Brief Oswego County Brief Reply Brief

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Second Circuit Materials in Sun v. Mashantucket

Here are the briefs in Sun v. Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise: Sun Opening Brief Pequot Answer Brief Robinson Answer Brief Reply TK Lower court materials here.

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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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