Tag Archives: Class III gaming compacts

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

Here is the opinion. Briefs 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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Forest County Potawatomi Challenge to Denial of Gaming Compact Fails

Here are the materials in Forest County Potawatomi Community v. United States (D.D.C.): 79-1 Forest County Motion for Summary J 81-1 US Cross Motion 82-1 Menominee Cross Motion 86 Forest County Reply 91 US Reply 92 Menominee Reply 95 DCT … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Chemehuevi Tribe v. Brown [gaming compact dispute]

Here: Chemehuevi Opening Brief California Answer Brief Reply Lower court materials here.

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Pueblo of Santa Clara Sues over State Court Jurisdiction in Tribal Casino Tort Claims

Here is the complaint in Pueblo of Santa Clara v. Singleton (D. N.M.): 1 Complaint  

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Federal Court Dismisses Slip and Fall Suit against Barona Band

Here are the materials in Butler v. Barona Band of Mission Indians of California (C.D. Cal.): 7 Motion to Dismiss 10 Opposition 11 Reply 13 DCT Order

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Pauma Band Cross-Petition in Gaming Compact Dispute with California

Here is the cert petition in Pauma Band of Luiseño Mission Indians of the Pauma & Yuima Reservation v. State of California: Pauma Cert Petn Question presented: One of the statutory elements for establishing a prima facie case of bad faith … Continue reading

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Federal Court Allows Menominee to Intervene in Forest County Challenge to Gaming Compact Rejection

Here is the order in Forest County Potawatomi Community v. United States (D.D.C.): 41 DCT Order Granting Menominee Motion to Intervene Briefs are here.

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N.Y. Appellate Division Affirms Legality of Gaming Compacts

Here is the opinion in Schulz v. State of New York Executive: 520670 An excerpt: The Gaming Act, among other things, provided a statutory framework for regulating casino gambling within the state and effectuated three agreements entered into between the state and the … Continue reading

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