Category Archives: IGRA

Interior & Spokane Tribe Prevail over Spokane County & Kalispel Tribe re: Spokane Casino

Here are the materials in Kalispel Tribe of Indians v. Dept. of Interior (E.D. Wash.): 79 Kalispe MSJ 82 Spokane County MSJ 96 Spokane Tribe Cross MSJ 98 DOI Cross MSJ 113 Kalispel Reply 114 Spokane County Reply 115 Spokane … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Stand Up for California! v. Dept. of Interior [No. 18-16830]

Here: Opening Brief North Fork Brief Federal Brief Reply Lower court materials here.

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

Here: Opening Brief DOI Answer Brief Reply Lower court materials here.

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Federal Judge Issues Final Judgment for Town of Aquinnah on Remand from First Circuit

Here are the materials in Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) (D. Mass.): 181 Town Motion for Final Judgment 183 Community Assn Motion 185 Tribe Opposition 196 Tribe Surreply 197 Community Assn Reply 198 State Brief … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses California Tribes’ Card Rooms Exclusivity Complaint

Here are the materials in Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation v. Newsom (E.D. Cal.): 11-1 California Gaming Assn Motion to Intervene 11-5 Proposed Motion to Dismiss 17-1 State Motion to Dismiss 21 Tribes Opposition to Motion to Intervene 22 State Opposition … Continue reading

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Seneca Nation Petition to Vacate Arbitration Award Favoring State of New York on Revenue Sharing

Here are the materials in Seneca Nation of Indians v. State of New York (W.D. N.Y.): 1-1 Motion to Vacate 2-3 Final Award 2-4 Partial Final Award 2-5 Washburn Dissent

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Four Indian Law Matters (Miccosukee + Jim, ICWA, and Comanche)

Here is Tuesday’s order list. The materials in the Miccosukee petitions are here. The page on the ICWA case is here. The Comanche materials are here.

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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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Seventh Circuit Affirms Stockbridge-Munsee v. Wisconsin/Ho-Chunk Nation

Here is the opinion in Stockbridge-Munsee Community v. State of Wisconsin. Briefs here.

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