Tag Archives: fee to trust

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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Materials in Dispute over Trust Status of Parcel 5 at Upper Lake Rancheria

Here are the materials in the zombie case, Upper Lake Pomo Association v. Morton (E.D. Cal.) [yes, that’s Rogers Morton and yes, the caption number starts with 75]: 320 Jackson Motion to Enforce 324-1 Diwald Motion to Intervene 325 US Opposition … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Constitutional Challenge to IRA Section 5 [fee to trust statute]

Here are the materials in Club One Casino v. Dept. of Interior (E.D. Cal.): 36-1 club one casino motion for summary j 37-1 doi motion for summary j 38 club one reply 39 doi reply 40 dct order Prior post … Continue reading

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NYTs: “Land-Trust Case Raises Red Flags Across Indian Country”

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