Tag Archives: Western District of Michigan

Update in KBIC Suit against Michigan Treasury Dept.

Here are the materials in Keweenaw Bay Indian Community v. Khouri (W.D. Mich.): 99 state motion re state prosecutions 115 kb motion for protective order 126 kb motion for summary j re sales and use taxes 143 magistrate order granting … Continue reading

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Article About the Little Traverse Reservation Boundary Case

Links: Detroit Business article by Tom Beaman, previous posts

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“Stabenow, Peters Accepting Applications from Candidates Interested in Nomination for Federal Judgeship and U.S. Attorney in Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan”

Here.

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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Tobacco Tax Claims against State to Proceed

Here are the materials in Keweenaw Bay Indian Community v. Khouri (W.D. Mich.): 69 Motion for Judgment on Pleadings 73 KBIC Response 75 Reply 81 DCT Order

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W.D. Michigan Dismisses Tribal Tort Claim Against Sault Ste. Marie Tribe

Here are the briefs and order in the matter of Lesperance v. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, 16-cv-00232 (W.D. Mich. April 27, 2017): Doc. 1 – Petition to Vacate Tribal Appellate Court Decision Doc. 6 – Defendant Sault … Continue reading

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Federal Court Accepts Stipulation and Issues Consent Judgment in Michigan v. Hannahville

Here is the order: Consent Judgment Prior posts here and here.

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Hannahville and Michigan Reach Stipulation on Gaming Compact

Here is the stipulation: Stipulation Complaint and other materials here.

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Federal Court Rejects Sag Chip and Nottawaseppi Huron Potawatomi Motions to Intervene in Bay Mills Gaming Case

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 54 Nottawaseppi Motion to Intervene 61 Michigan Opposition to SCIT Motion 62 BMIC Opposition to … Continue reading

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News Commentaries on Little Traverse Reservation Boundaries Case

LTBB Chair Gina Gasco-Bentley: “Tribe seeks to protect own, not control others” Lance Boldrey: “Tribe seeks to reshape governance of region” More details on Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians v. Snyder (W.D. Mich.) 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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