State Supreme Court Outcomes: Connecticut

Here is Connecticut. Lots of cases featuring non-federally recognized tribes, so those claims are going to have a rough time.

In Connecticut, tribal interests prevail in 38 percent of cases.

Here are the cases:

Sokaitis v. Bakaysa (2009) — W

Beecher v. Mohegan Tribe (2007) — W

Batte-Holmgren v. Commissioner of public Health (2007) — W

Dark-Eyes v. Commissioner of Revenue Services (2006) — L

Schaghticoke Tribal Nation v. Harrison (2003) — ?????

State v. Velky (2003) — L

Kizis v. Morse Diesel International (2002) — W

Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Conn. v. Mohegan Tribe and Nation (2001) — L

Drumm v. Brown (1998) — L

Charles v. Charles (1997) — L

State v. Sebastian (1997) — L

State v. Spears (1995) — L

Golden Hill Paugusset Tribe v. Town of Southbury (1995) — L

Schaghticoke Indians of Kent v. Potter (1991) — W

5 wins, 8 losses