Category Archives: Indian gaming

Federal Court Rejects Rule 19 Motion by Guidiville Rancheria

Here are the materials in Sprawldef v. City of Richmond (N.D. Cal.): 1-notice-of-removal.pdf 1-1-complaint.pdf 45-guidiville-rancheria-mtd.pdf 53-opposition.pdf 55-reply.pdf 58-dct-order.pdf

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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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Federal Court Rejects Amended Complaint in Pauma Band Union Dispute; Issues Judgment Favoring Union

Here are the new materials in Pauma Band of Luiseño Mission Indians of the Pauma & Yuima Reservation v. Unite Here International Union (S.D. Cal.): 44-1 Motion to File Third Amended Complaint 44-2 Proposed Third Amended Complaint 45 Union Opposition 46 … Continue reading

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Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians v. Dept. of Interior Complaint

Filed in the District Court for D.C.: 1 Complaint

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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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Cert Stage Briefs for Casino Pauma v. NLRB

Here: Cert Petition BIO Reply

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Cert Petition in Jones v. Keitz [Criminal Prosection Arising from Chukchansi Casino Altercation]

Here is the petition: Petition Appendix Question presented: 1. What facts must a plaintiff allege to state a claim for malicious prosecution against a California county and its sheriff under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, especially considering the heightened pleading standard this Court established … Continue reading

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