Tag Archives: fee to trust

Tenth Circuit Affirms Interior’s Decision to Acquire Trust Land for United Keetoowah Band

Here is the opinion in Cherokee Nation v. Bernhardt. Briefs: federal-appellant-brief.pdf ukb-opening-brief.pdf cherokee-nation-answer-brief.pdf federal-reply.pdf ukb-reply.pdf lower court materials here.

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Additional Amended Final Judgments in Aquinnah Wampanoag Gaming Case

Here are the additional materials in Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) (D. Mass.): 201 Amended Final Judgment 205 State Motion to Amend 207 Tribe Motion to Stay Judgment 208 Opposition to 205 215 Second Amended … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Club One Casino v. Dept. of Interior [Challenge to IRA Section 5]

Here: Opening Brief DOI Answer Brief Reply Lower court materials here.

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Federal Judge Issues Final Judgment for Town of Aquinnah on Remand from First Circuit

Here are the materials in Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) (D. Mass.): 181 Town Motion for Final Judgment 183 Community Assn Motion 185 Tribe Opposition 196 Tribe Surreply 197 Community Assn Reply 198 State Brief … Continue reading

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Sault Tribe Moves for Summary Judgment in Its Off-Rez Fee to Trust Claim

Here is the pleading in Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Bernhardt (D.D.C.): 43 Sault Tribe MSJ Case tag here.

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Timbisha Shoshone Tribe Sue under Homeland Act

Here is the complaint in Timbisha Shoshone Tribe v. Bernhardt (D.D.C.): 1-complaint-2.pdf

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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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Bethany C. Sullivan & Jennifer L. Turner on Carcieri

Bethany C. Sullivan and Jennifer L. Turner have published “Enough Is Enough: Ten Years of Carcieri v. Salazar” in the Public Land & Resources Law Review. Here is the abstract: Ten years ago, the United States Supreme Court issued its watershed decision … Continue reading

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Interior Decision on Samish Fee to Trust Acquisition

Here: 2018-11-09-final-ftt-decision-reg-dir1.pdf 2018-11-09-attachment-1-to-ftt-dec-samish-carcieri-analysis.pdf

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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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