First Circuit Briefs in Challenge to Tribal Immunity under Bankruptcy Act

Here are the briefs in In re Coughlin:

Opening Brief

Joint Response Brief

NAFOA Amicus Brief

2021-07-22 Amici Professors of Federal Indian Law Brief – 1st Cir Docket No 21-1153

Lower court materials here.

First Circuit Decides Second Aquinnah Tribe Gaming Appeal

Here are the opinion and briefs in Aquinnah/Gay Head Community Association Inc. v. Wamapnoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah):

Opinion

Tribe Opening Brief

NCAI Amicus Brief

Town of Aquinnah Principal Brief

Martha’s Vineyard Amicus Brief

Tribe Reply

Tribe Response to MVC Amicus Brief

Town of Aquinnah Reply

Prior post here.

First Circuit materials in earlier appeal.

First Circuit En Banc Briefs in Penobscot Nation v. Frey

Here:

penobscot-supp-brief.pdf

us-supp-brief.pdf

state-supp-brief.pdf

state-intervenors-supp-brief.pdf

congressional-amicus-brief.pdf

mitsc-amicus-brief.pdf

ncai-amicus-brief.pdf

woodcock-amicus-brief.pdf

Prior post here.

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 Judgment

217 Opposition to 207

218 DCT Order Denying 207

221 Tribe Motion to Amend

227 State Response

230 Third Amended Judgment

Prior post here.

Penobscot/US v. Maine En Banc Stage Briefs

The petitions, filed two years ago, are here.

The court’s order requesting a response is here: ca1-order-2.pdf

Here is the state’s response and the petitioners’ reply briefs:

maine-response.pdf

penobscot-reply.pdf

us-reply.pdf

Case page here.