Tag Archives: State of Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community
Three opinions came down today, none of which were the Bay Mills decision. We did get Justice Ginsberg’s opinion (EPA v. EME Homer City) from the December sitting, however. The other two opinions were from the February sitting and both … Continue reading →
Here: Bay Mills Cert Opp The petition is here.
Here is the petition: Petition for a Writ of Certiorari MI v BMIC Better pdf here: Michigan v Bay Mills Cert Petition Questions Presented: 1. Whether a federal court has jurisdiction to enjoin activity that violates IGRA but takes place … Continue reading →
Here. An excerpt: Bay Mills has a reservation located on tribal land in the Upper Peninsula’s Chippewa County on the eastern end of Lake Superior. In 2010, the tribe used earnings from a land settlement trust to purchase 40 acres … Continue reading →
Does Michigan v. Bay Mills Create a Circuit Split with Mescalero v. New Mexico over Whether IGRA Waives Tribal Immunity?
Well, maybe, but it probably doesn’t matter because of State of Michigan’s amended complaint below. Yesterday the Sixth Circuit held the Indian tribal immunity survives the enactment of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act for cases in which a non-federal party … Continue reading →
Here. An excerpt: A written statement from Bay Mills Chair Kurt Perron says the tribe ultimately plans legal victory, and to move forward with its “planned developments.” The tribe did not immediate elaborate on the statement’s meaning. If Bay Mills … Continue reading →
Here is today’s opinion (PDF). Here are the briefs: BMIC Opening Brief in CA6 Appeal LTBB Appellee Brief State of Michigan Appellee Brief BMIC Reply BMIC Motion to Strike Appellee Briefs Lower court materials here. Here is the casino: Guess … Continue reading →
Bay Mills Indian Community, Council Members, and Gaming Commission Motions to Dismiss Amended State/LTBB Complaints
Here are those materials: BMIC Motion to Dismiss BMIC Council Motion to Dismiss BMIC Gaming Commission Motion to Dismiss BMIC Motion to Dismiss LTBB Amended Complaint Here is the State’s amended complaint. Meanwhile, a Sixth Circuit panel is currently considering … Continue reading →