Tag Archives: fee to trust acquisition

Federal Court Overturns Santa Ynez Band Trust Acquisition

Here are the materials in Crawford-Hall v. United States (C.D. Cal.): 1 Complaint 1-1 FONSI 1-2 BIA Pacific Region Notice of Decision 1-3 BIA Decision 1-4 Exhibit A 28-1 US Motion for Partial Dismiss 31 Opposition 35 Reply 39 US … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Decides Comanche Nation v. Zinke [Chickasaw Trust Land Acquisition]

Here is the unpublished order. Briefs here. Lower court materials here.

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Opposition Briefs in Stand Up For California v. Dept. of Interior

Here: North Fork Rancheria Opposition Brief US Opposition Brief UPDATE 12/12/18): Reply Cert petition here.

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US Prevails in Challenge to Santa Ynez Band Trust Land Acquisition

Here are the materials in Geyser v. United States (C.D. Cal.): 27-1 Plaintiffs Motion for Summary J 28-1 US Motion for Summary J 29 Plaintiffs Reply 30 US Reply 32 DCT Order Prior post here.

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Stand Up For California v. Dept. of Interior Cert Petition

Here: sufc cert petition Questions presented: 1. This case presents the question whether the Secretary may conclude that a casino “would not be detrimental to the surrounding community” despite uncontroverted evidence the casino will have unmitigated detrimental impacts to the community. … Continue reading

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Cert Petition Filed over Ione Band of Miwok Indians Trust Land Acquisition

Here is the petition in County of Amador v. Dept. of the Interior: Cert Petition UPDATE: Cert Opp Questions presented: 1. Whether Congress intended the phrase “under Federal jurisdiction,” as used in the 1934 Act, to encompass a tribe that, as of June 18, 1934, … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Challenge to Wilton Rancheria Trust Acquisition Made by Acting Interior Official

Here are the materials in Stand Up for California! v. Dept. of Interior (D.D.C.): 33 Stand Up Motion for Summary J 40 Interior Cross Motion 41 Wilton Rancheria Cross Motion 45 Stand Up Reply 49 Wilton Reply 50 Interior Reply … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Affirms Dismissal of Suit in Patchak v. Zinke

Opinion here. THOMAS, J., announced the judgment of the Court and delivered an opinion, in which BREYER, ALITO, and KAGAN, JJ., joined. BREYER, J., filed a concurring opinion. GINSBURG, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, in which SOTOMAYOR, … Continue reading

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D.C. Circuit Affirms Interior Trust Acquisition for North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians

Here is the opinion in Stand Up for California! v. Dept. of Interior: Stand Up Opinion Briefs here.

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Tenth Circuit Briefs in Cherokee Nation v. Zinke (UKB Trust Acquisition)

Here they are (so far); Federal Brief Lower court materials in Cherokee Nation v. Jewell here.

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