Federal Court Remands Insurance Dispute Involving Eastern Band Cherokee Gaming Entity to State Court

Here are the materials in Gemini Insurance Company v. Harrah’s NC Casino Company LLC (E.D. N.C.):

Nobles v. North Carolina Cert Petition



Cert Petition

Questions presented:

The Major Crimes Act, 18 U.S.C. § 1153, grants the federal courts exclusive jurisdiction over listed offenses committed by an “Indian.”

The Questions Presented are:
I. How does one determine whether a defendant is an Indian?

II. Is Indian status a jury question?

Lower court materials here.

North Carolina SCT Decides Indian Status in Criminal Jurisdiction Case

Here are the materials in State v. Nobles:





Lower court materials here.

Federal Court Dismisses FLSA Claim against EBCI Casino

Here are the materials in Clark v. Harrah’s NC Casino Company, LLC (W.D. N.C.):

1 Complaint

18-1 Motion to Dismiss

29 Amended Complaint

34-1 Motion to Dismiss

39 Response

43 Reply

45 Individual Defendant MTD

51 Response

52 Reply

53 Magistrate Report

54 Defendants Limited Objections

55 Plaintiff Objections

56 Plaintiff Reply

57 Defendants Reply

58 DCt Order

Federal Court Dismisses Slip and Fall Suit against Casino for Failure to Exhaust Tribal Remedies

Here are the materials in Sullivan v. Harrah’s Operating Company (D.S.C.):



Eastern Band Cherokee Seek Tribal Operations Director

The Tribal Council of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is accepting applications for a Director of Tribal Operations.  Applicant will report directly to the Tribal Council Chairman and will provide service to the Legislative Branch of Government.  Must hold a JD Degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school.  Must be eligible for or admitted to the practice of law in the State of North Carolina and be a member in good standing of the North Carolina State Bar.  The Director of Tribal Operations must be eligible to or admitted to practice before the Federal, State and EBCI Court.  Attorney with a minimum of seven years experience and knowledge of Indian Law, including administrative and management experience.  Eighteen to twenty-four months in the position would be necessary.

Send Resumes to Kelly Sampson, EBCI Tribal Operations Program PO BOX 455 Cherokee, NC 28719, email kelllong@nc-cherokee.com or fax (828)497-5927.  Phone (828)359-7023

Job Opening, Associate Counsel, Eastern Band Cherokee

Eastern Band Cherokee is searching for an Associate Attorney to work in the Attorney General’s Office, Civil Law Department. Requires at least 2 years experience with tribal law.

The job closes on February 12th at 4pm.
Applications can be mailed to: E.B.C.I Employment Department PO Box 553 Cherokee, NC 28719.

Applicants can also call 828-359-6388 and see if it’s possible to email/scan.

Full job description available here  Associate Counsel IV EBC


Applications forms available here 2013-revised-application EBC