Tag Archives: D.C. District Court.

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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D.C. District Court Transfers MHA Nation Suit against BLM Drilling Permit Approvals to North Dakota

Here are the materials in Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation v. Dept. of Interior (D.D.C.): 1 Complaint 10 Slawson Motion to Intervene 17 DCT Order Granting 10 18 Slawson Motion to Transfer Case to DND 23 DOI Joinder to 18 … Continue reading

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Saginaw Chippewa Disenrollees’ Suit Dismissed

Here is the order in Cavazos v. Zinke (D.D.C.): 16 DCT Order Briefs here.

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Update in Fort Sill Apache Tribe v. NIGC

Here are the new materials in Fort Sill Apache Tribe v. National Indian Gaming Commission (D.D.C.): 80 Amended Complaint 84-1 US Motion to Dismiss 87 Opposition 92 Reply in Support of 84 93 Fort Sill Motion to Compel 94 US … 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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Federal Court Denies Summary Judgment on Funding Issue re: IHS Clinic near Oregon

Here are the materials in Fort McDermitt Paiute & Shoshone Tribe v. Price (D. D.C.): 1 Complaint 14 Tribe Motion for Summary J 15 IHS Motion for Summary J 18 Tribe Reply 20 IHS Reply 24 DCT Order

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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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Federal Court Dismisses Kialegee Jurisdiction Suit against Interior

Here are the materials in Kialegee Tribal Town v. Zinke (D.D.C.): 27 Amended Complaint 28-1 US Motion to Dismiss 30 Opposition 31 Reply 34 DCT Order

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Sault Tribe Sues Interior over Failure to Comply with Mandatory Trust Land Acquisition Statute

Here is the complaint in Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Zinke (D.D.C.): 1 Complaint 1-1 Exhibit I 1-2 Exhibit II 1-3 Exhibit III 1-4 Exhibit IV 1-5 Exhibit V 1-6 Exhibit VI Interior denial letter here. Lansing … Continue reading

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Muscogee Creek Freedmen Groups Sues Interior, Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief

Here is the complaint in Muscogee Creek Indian Freedmen Band, Inc. v. Zinke (D.D.C.). From the press release: The Muscogee Creek Nation (“MNC”), with full knowledge and approval of the DOI, continues to deny so-called “Creek Freedmen” and their Descendants … Continue reading

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