Tag Archives: District of Connecticut

Federal Court Dismisses First Nations Business Constitutional Claims re: Connecticut Tobacco Directory

Here are the materials in Grand River Enterprises Six Nations LTD v. Sullivan (D. Conn.): 74 Second Amended Complaint 82-1 Connecticut Motion to Dismiss 86 Opposition 95 Reply 97 Surreply 100 DCT Order

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D. Conn. Dismisses MGM’s Action Against State for Tribal Gaming Act

Here are the materials in MGM Resorts International Global Gaming Development, LLC v. Malloy et al, 15-cv-01182 (Jun. 23, 2016): Doc. 35 – First Amended Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief Doc. 44-1 – Memorandum of Law In Support of Defendants’ … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Sarah Donnelly, IGRA, Indian gaming, Research | Tagged ,

Second Circuit Briefs in US v. Thomas (Former Mashantucket Pequot Chair)

Here: Thomas Opening Brief US Brief Thomas Reply Brief TK Lower court materials here.

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More Payday Lending Litigation

Here is a new class action filed in California, Labajo v. First International Bank & Trust (C.D. Cal.), alleging involvement by Miami Tribe and Santee Sioux: 1 Class Action Complaint And another First International-related suit, Graham v. BMO Harris Bank … Continue reading

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Michael and Steven Thomas Indictments

Here: Michael Thomas Indictment Steven Thomas Indictment News coverage here. Our prior post here.

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Reply Briefs in Mashantucket Pequot Second Circuit Tax Case

Here: Connecticut Reply Brief Town of Ledyard Reply Brief Opening briefs are here.      

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Opening Second Circuit Briefs in Mashantucket Pequot Nation v. Town of Ledyard Tax Case

Here: Town of Ledyard Opening Brief Intervenor Connecticut Brief MPN Answer Brief Lower court materials here.

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Gambling Addict’s State Law Claims against Foxwoods Dismissed

Here are the materials in Tassone v. Foxwoods Resort Casino (D. Conn.): DCT Order Dismissing Tassone Complaint Foxwoods Motion to Dismiss Tassone Response Foxwoods Reply

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Mashantucket Pequot Prevails in Tax Dispute with Town of Ledyard et al.

Here is the order. Available briefs are here.

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Available Materials in the Mashantucket Pequot–Town of Ledyard Tax Dispute

Here: Mashantucket Pequot Motion for Summary J Mashantucket Pequot Opposition to Town’s Motion for Summary J Mashantucket Pequot Reply

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