Tag Archives: First Circuit

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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First Circuit Rejects Narragansett Tribe’s Claims against Rhode Island DOT

Here is the opinion in Narragansett Indian Tribe v. Rhode Island Dept. of Transportation. Briefs: appellant-brief1.pdf federal-appellee-brief.pdf state-appellee-brief.pdf reply4.pdf Lower court materials here.

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En Banc Petitions in Penobscot v. Mills

Here: Tribe En Banc Petition US En Banc Petition Prior case materials here.

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Split First Circuit Rules against Penobscot Nation Rights

Here is the opinion in Penobscot Nation v. Mills. Here are the materials.

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First Circuit Rules in Favor of Aquinnah in Gaming Dispute

Here is the opinion in Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah). Briefs here.

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First Circuit Brief in Penobscot Nation v. Mills

Here: Penobscot Brief US Brief State Defendants Brief State Intervenors Brief Penobscot Reply US Reply Lower court materials here.

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First Circuit Briefs in Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)

Here: Tribe Brief US Amicus Brief State Brief Tribe Reply Lower court materials here.

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First Circuit Rejects Narragansett Interlocutory Appeal in Sovereign Immunity Matter (Waited Too Long to Appeal Denial of Motion for Reconsideration)

Here is the opinion in Luckerman v. Narragansett Indian Tribe: CA1 Opinion An excerpt: Surveying the foregoing, a prior duty panel of this court cleared the underbrush by  dismissing as untimely any appeal from the denial of the Motion to … Continue reading

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First Circuit Briefs in Luckerman v. Narragansett Tribe

Here: Narrangansett Brief Luckerman Brief Narragansett Reply Lower court materials here.

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Judge Gorton Holds Massachusetts Gaming Act Passes Constitutional Scrutiny

Here are the materials in KG Urban v. Patrick (D. Mass.): 140 Mass Gaming Commission Motion for Summary J 143 KG Urban Motion for Summary J 151 KG Urban Opposition 152 Mass Gaming Commission Opposition 153 Mass Gaming Commission Reply … Continue reading

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