Tag Archives: fee to trust acquisition

Tribes and Detroit Casinos Allowed to Intervene in Sault Tribe Suit over Lansing and Wayne County Off-Rez Gaming Applications

Here are the materials so far in Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Bernhardt (D.D.C.): 1 Complaint 1-1 Solicitor Opinion on Bay Mills 1-2 Wayne County Application 1-3 Lansing Application 1-4 Supplemental Materials 1-5 Jan 2017 Interior Letter … Continue reading

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Comanche Nation of Oklahoma v. Bernhardt Cert Petition [Chickasaw Gaming]

Here is the petition captioned Comanche Nation of Oklahoma v. Zinke [but presumably will switch to Comanche Nation of Oklahoma v. Bernhardt]: Companche v Zinke Cert Petition Question presented: Whether the “former reservation” exception permitting lands acquired by the United … Continue reading

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Materials (so far) in Challenge to Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria Trust Land Acquisition

Here are the materials in Cal-Pac Rancho Cordova LLC v. United States Department of the Interior (E.D. Cal.): 1 Complaint 22 Motion to Supplement Administrative Record 23 Response 24 Reply 28 DCT Order

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Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians Trust Land Acquisition Docs

Here are the materials in Crawford-Hall v. United States (C.D. Cal.): 69 notice 69-1 asia decision 69-3 2017 asia decision 69-4 2014 nod Prior post here.

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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Here is the unpublished order.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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