Category Archives: Indian gaming

Buchwald Capital Advisors LLC v. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Cert Petition [Bankruptcy Code + Sovereign Immunity]

Here: buchwald cert petition Question presented: Whether the Bankruptcy Code abrogates the sovereign immunity of Indian tribes. Lower court materials here.

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Ninth Circuit Decides Chemehuevi Tribe v. Newsom [gaming compact dispute]

Here is the opinion. Briefs here.

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Fifth Circuit Rules in Favor of Texas over Alabama-Coushatta Tribe on Gaming

Here is the opinion in State of Texas v. Alabama-Coushatta Tribe. Briefs and lower court materials here.

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Tenth Circuit Affirms Conviction and Sentence for Marijuana Possession on Indian Casino Property

Here is the unpublished opinion in United States v. Bullcoming.

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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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Split Sixth Circuit Panel Confirms Tribal Immunity in Bankruptcy Act Proceedings

Here is the opinion in In re Greektown Holdings LLC. Briefs: buchwald-brief.pdf sault-tribe-brief.pdf buchwald-reply.pdf Lower court materials and prior posts here.

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Washington Appellate Court Holds Tribal Gaming Commission Immune from Suit

Here are the materials in Long v. Snoqualmie Gaming Commission (Wash. Ct. App.): opinion.pdf appellant-brief.pdf appellee-brief.pdf reply-2.pdf

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Federal Court Allows Pequots to Amend Complaint re: Improper Political Influence over Zinke in Gaming Compact Approval

Here are the new materials in State of Connecticut v. Dept. of Interior (D.D.C.): 60-1 Mashantucket Motion to File Amended Complaint 60-2 First Amended Complaint 62 Interior Opposition 63 MGM Opposition 65 Reply 66 Mashantucket Notice of Supplemental Authority 67 MGM … Continue reading

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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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