Tag Archives: Class III Procedures

MGM Sues Interior over Off-Rez Gaming in Connecticut

Here is the complaint in MGM Resorts Global Development LLC v. Dept. of Interior (D.D.C.): 1-complaint

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Stand Up for California! v. Dept. of Interior [No. 18-16830]

Here: Opening Brief North Fork Brief Federal Brief Reply Lower court materials here.

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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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Federal Court Dismisses Connecticut & Mashantucket Pequot Claims re: Gaming Procedures

Here are the materials in State of Connecticut v. Zinke (D.D.C.): 1 Complaint 9 Plaintiffs MSJ 11-1 MGM Motion to Intervene 18 Interior Motion for Partial Dismiss 22 Interior Opposotion to 11 23 Plaintiffs Opposition to 11 27 Plaintiffs Oppositon … Continue reading

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Interior and North Fork Rancheria Prevail over Stand Up for California on Tribe’s Gaming Compact Procedures

Here are the materials in Stand Up for California! v. Dept.of Interior (E.D. Cal.): 28 sufc motion for stay 29 sufc motion for summary j 37 north fork rancheria motion for summary j 39 north fork opposition to 29 41 … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Briefs in Pueblo of Pojoaque v. State of New Mexico

Here: Pojoaque Opening Brief State Brief Reply New Mexico Supplemental Brief Pojoaque Supplemental Brief Lower court materials here.

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Alabama v. United States Materials

The Southern District of Alabama dismissed Alabama’s challenge to the Department of Interior’s Class III procedures, on grounds of ripeness. Here is the opinion, courtesy of Indianz. us-motion-to-dismiss poarch-creek-motion-to-dismiss alabama-response-brief us-reply-brief poarch-creek-reply-brief alabama-supplemental-brief us-supplemental-brief poarch-band-supplemental-brief

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Kickapoo v. Texas — State’s Opposition to Cert Petition

The State of Texas filed its opposition to the cert petition filed by the Kickapoo Tribe way back in February. Here is the brief — texas-cert-opp And here is our previous post on the lower court portion of this case … Continue reading

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PPI v. Kempthorne — Challenge to Class III Secretarial Procedures

Here’s another one, this time in the Northern District of Florida, and this one involving the Seminole Nation. Here is the request for a preliminary injunction and here is the complaint.

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Kickapoo v Texas — Texas Asked to Respond to Cert Petition

Mildly interesting development in the Kickapoo case regarding the CA5’s decision to strike down the so-called Class III procedures (aka the “Seminole” fix). Kickapoo filed the cert petition, a tribal amicus brief supported the petition, but then Texas declined to … Continue reading

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