Here is the opinion in Cayuga Nation v. Tanner (N.D. N.Y.):
Here are updated pleadings in Cayuga Nation v. Tanner (N.D. N.Y.):
Prior posts here.
Here are more materials in the case captioned Cayuga Nation v. Tanner (N.D. N.Y.):
Apparently, the Halftown faction (the plaintiffs here) is continuing the fight for gaming, while the Unity Council group has been dismissed from the case. We posted materials on this case here.
Originally filed by Clint Halftown’s group against the Village of Union Springs to enjoin the village’s effort to regulate Class II bingo; now a challenge to the Halftown group by the Cayuga Nation Unity Council. News coverage here.
Here are the materials:
The IBIA decision on the Cayuga leadership dispute is here.
A state court decision on the leadership dispute is here.
Thanks to Patrick — here is the link.
NOMINATIONS CONFIRMED (CIVILIAN)
The following civilian Executive Nominations were confirmed by the
Senate during the current congress. Nominations flagged with an asterisk
were approved subject to the nominee’s commitment to respond to requests
to appear and testify before any duly constituted committee of the
Senate. The nominations are listed to reverse chronological order based
on the date of confirmation.
May 19, 2009
PN325 * DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Larry J. Echo Hawk, of Utah, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior.
From the NYTs:
President Obama nominated an American Indian who had been the attorney general of Idaho to lead the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The nominee, Larry EchoHawk, is a law professor at Brigham Young University and a member of the Pawnee tribe. The agency manages 66 million acres of land and oversees Indian schools and other programs. Mr. Obama last month nominated Yvette Roubideaux as director of the Indian Health Service, a part of the Health and Human Services Department.