Category Archives: IGRA

Texas Prevails in Suit against Ysleta del Sur Pueblo over Bingo

Here is the order granting Texas’ motion for summary judgment in State of Texas v. Ysleta del Sur Pueblo (W.D. Tex.): 183 DCT Order Briefs are here.

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Texas Federal Court Grants Texas/AG Summary Judgment against Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Counterclaims

Here are updated materials in State of Texas v. Ysleta del Sur Pueblo (W.D. Tex.): 83 Tribe Motion to Dismiss First Amended Complaint 86 Texas Response 87 Answer + Counterclaims 90 Reply 97 Texas Motion to Dismiss Counterclaims 98 Tribe Response … Continue reading

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Sixth Circuit Briefs in Bay Mills Indian Community v. Whitmer [formerly Snyder]

Here: bmic-opening-brief.pdf Other briefs TK Lower court materials here.

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Kevin Washburn on Federal “Deemed Approved” Gaming Compacts

Dean Kevin K. Washburn has posted “Agency Pragmatism in Addressing Law’s Failure: The Curious Case of Federal ‘Deemed Approvals’ of Tribal-State Gaming Compacts,” forthcoming in the Michigan Journal of Law Reform. Here is the abstract: In the Indian Gaming Regulatory … Continue reading

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Koi Nation v. U.S. Dept. of Interior [Restored Lands Exception]

Complaint Answer Brief on Motion for Summary Judgment Response to Motion for SJ Reply Memorandum Opinion

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Miccosukee Per Cap Taxation Cert Petitions

Here is the petition in Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida v. United States: cert-petition-1-1.pdf Question presented: The 2014 Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act states that, for income tax purposes, “[g]ross income does not include the value of any Indian … Continue reading

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McNeal v. Navajo Nation Cert Petition

Here: cert-petition-2.pdf Question presented: Whether the Tenth Circuit panel violated the current jurisprudence of this Court and the Congressional policy underlying IGRA by precluding the Nation from exercising its sovereign authority to permit a patron’s tort claim against the Nation … Continue reading

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California Tribes Sue California Governor over Card Rooms Rules

Here is the complaint in Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation v. Brown (E.D. Cal.): 1 Complaint

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Tribes Sue California for Violation of Good Faith Obligation to Negotiate a Class III Compact

Here is the complaint in Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California v. State of California (E.D. Cal.): 1 complaint

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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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