Category Archives: fee to trust

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe Sue under Homeland Act

Here is the complaint in Timbisha Shoshone Tribe v. Bernhardt (D.D.C.): 1-complaint-2.pdf

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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.

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Tribes and Detroit Casinos Allowed to Intervene in Sault Tribe Suit over Lansing and Wayne County Off-Rez Gaming Applications

Here are the materials so far in Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Bernhardt (D.D.C.): 1 Complaint 1-1 Solicitor Opinion on Bay Mills 1-2 Wayne County Application 1-3 Lansing Application 1-4 Supplemental Materials 1-5 Jan 2017 Interior Letter … Continue reading

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Bethany C. Sullivan & Jennifer L. Turner on Carcieri

Bethany C. Sullivan and Jennifer L. Turner have published “Enough Is Enough: Ten Years of Carcieri v. Salazar” in the Public Land & Resources Law Review. Here is the abstract: Ten years ago, the United States Supreme Court issued its watershed decision … Continue reading

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Comanche Nation of Oklahoma v. Bernhardt Cert Petition [Chickasaw Gaming]

Here is the petition captioned Comanche Nation of Oklahoma v. Zinke [but presumably will switch to Comanche Nation of Oklahoma v. Bernhardt]: Companche v Zinke Cert Petition Question presented: Whether the “former reservation” exception permitting lands acquired by the United … Continue reading

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Federal Court Issues Order in Council Bluffs v. DOI [Ponca Tribe]

Here are the materials in City of Council Bluffs v. United States Department of Interior (S.D. Iowa): 1 Complaint 13 Iowa Complaint 14 Nebraska Complaint 22-1 Council Bluffs MSJ 35-1 NIGC Cross MSJ 49 Ponca Amicus Brief 50 Council Bluffs … Continue reading

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Materials (so far) in Challenge to Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria Trust Land Acquisition

Here are the materials in Cal-Pac Rancho Cordova LLC v. United States Department of the Interior (E.D. Cal.): 1 Complaint 22 Motion to Supplement Administrative Record 23 Response 24 Reply 28 DCT Order

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Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians Trust Land Acquisition Docs

Here are the materials in Crawford-Hall v. United States (C.D. Cal.): 69 notice 69-1 asia decision 69-3 2017 asia decision 69-4 2014 nod Prior post here.

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Federal Court Overturns Santa Ynez Band Trust Acquisition

Here are the materials in Crawford-Hall v. United States (C.D. Cal.): 1 Complaint 1-1 FONSI 1-2 BIA Pacific Region Notice of Decision 1-3 BIA Decision 1-4 Exhibit A 28-1 US Motion for Partial Dismiss 31 Opposition 35 Reply 39 US … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Decides Comanche Nation v. Zinke [Chickasaw Trust Land Acquisition]

Here is the unpublished order. Briefs here. Lower court materials here.

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