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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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Tribal Appellate Court Affirms Immunity Defense in Comanche Gaming Dispute

Here is the opinion in CDST-Gaming v. Comanche Nation (Ct. Indian Appeals): CDST Gaming v. Comanche Nation Lower court decision here. Related posts here, here, and here.

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Briefs in Findleton v. Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians (Immunity Waiver Dispute)

Here: Findleton Supplemental Brief Tribe Supplemental Brief

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Fourth Circuit Briefs in Arbitration Case Arising from the Wreckage of Western Sky

Here are the briefs in Hayes v. Delbert Services Corp.: Hayes Brief Delbert Services Brief Amicus Brief Lower court materials here.

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Federal Court Orders Arbitration in Western Sky/CashCall Payday Lending Dispute

Here are the materials in Kemph v. Reddam (N.D. Ill.): 51 CashCall Motion to Dismiss-Compel Arbitration 58-1 Plaintiffs’ Response 91 DCT Order An excerpt: Plaintiffs’ argument that the loan agreements are unconscionable because JAMS and AAA would never agree to … Continue reading

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Western Sky-Related Debt Collector Successfully Compels Arbitration in Virginia Case

Here are the materials in Hayes v. Delbert Services Corp. (E.D. Va.): 26 Delbert Motion 30 Opposition 31 Reply 38 DCT Order An excerpt: This matter cornes before the Court on the defendant’s motion [2]  to dismiss the amended complaint or, … Continue reading

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New Scholarship on Indian Country Payday Lenders and Arbitration Clauses

Here is “The Current State of Arbitration Clauses Within Article 8 Native American Tribal Contracts: An Examination of Binding Arbitration Contracts in Native American Payday Lending,” published in Arbitration Brief.

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Federal Court Sends Coeur d’Alene Tribe Poker Dispute to Arbitration

Here are the updated materials in State of Idaho v. Coeur d’Alene Tribe (D. Idaho): 33 Coeur d’Alene Tribe Reply 35 DCT Order Prior briefs here.

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Update in Hopi Suit against Navajo over Access to Sacred Sites

Here are the materials in Hopi Tribe v. Navajo Nation (D. Ariz.): 3 Hopi Motion to Vacate Arbitration Decision 3-1 2006 Compact 16 Navajo Response 23 Hopi Reply 31 Navajo Reply 32 Hopi Response 33 Navajo Reply 37 DCT Order … Continue reading

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Moapa Drops Tribal Court Suit against Wells Fargo; Agrees to Mediation (Updated 2/25/13)

Here is the tribe’s press release: MOAPA DISMISSES TRIBAL COURT ACTION Moapa, NV –The Moapa Band of Paiute Indians today announced that it and Wells Fargo Financial Advisors LLC had agreed to submit to mediation certain issues between the parties, … Continue reading

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