Tenth Circuit Affirms Interior’s Decision to Acquire Trust Land for United Keetoowah Band

Here is the opinion in Cherokee Nation v. Bernhardt.







lower court materials here.


Cherokee En Banc Petition

Cherokee Motion to Stay

Interior Opposition

UKC Opposition

Additional Amended Final Judgments in Aquinnah Wampanoag Gaming Case

Here are the additional materials in Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) (D. Mass.):

201 Amended Final Judgment

205 State Motion to Amend

207 Tribe Motion to Stay Judgment

208 Opposition to 205

215 Second Amended Judgment

217 Opposition to 207

218 DCT Order Denying 207

221 Tribe Motion to Amend

227 State Response

230 Third Amended Judgment

Prior post here.

Summary Judgment Motions in Stand Up v. Interior [Wilton Rancheria]

Here are the materials in Stand Up for California! v. Dept. of Interior (D.D.C.):

57 Motion to Supplement Record

59 Tribe Opposition

60 DOI Opposition

61 Reply

62 DCT Order Denying Motion to Supplement Record

70 Second Motion to Compel

71 Tribe Opposition

72 DOI Opposition

75 Reply

76-1 Tribe Surreply

77-1 DOI Surreply

80 DCT Order Denying Second Motion

91 Stand Up Motion for Summary Judgmen

96 Tribe Cross-Motion

98-1 DOI Cross-Motion

100 Stand Up Reply

103 Tribe Reply

104 DOi Reply

Prior post here.

Ninth Circuit Briefs in Club One Casino v. Dept. of Interior [Challenge to IRA Section 5]


Opening Brief

DOI Answer Brief


Lower court materials here.

Sault Tribe Moves for Summary Judgment in Its Off-Rez Fee to Trust Claim

Here is the pleading in Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Bernhardt (D.D.C.):

43 Sault Tribe MSJ

Case tag here.

NIGC Affirms Approval of Ponca Tribe’s Gaming Ordinance on Remand from Federal Court

Here is the order in In re: Gaming Ordinance of Ponca Tribe of Nebraska:

Revised Amendment to FDO – Ponca NE

The earlier federal court materials are here.