Tag Archives: Indian gaming

Interior & Spokane Tribe Prevail over Spokane County & Kalispel Tribe re: Spokane Casino

Here are the materials in Kalispel Tribe of Indians v. Dept. of Interior (E.D. Wash.): 79 Kalispe MSJ 82 Spokane County MSJ 96 Spokane Tribe Cross MSJ 98 DOI Cross MSJ 113 Kalispel Reply 114 Spokane County Reply 115 Spokane … Continue reading

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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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Texas Prevails in Suit against Ysleta del Sur Pueblo over Bingo

Here is the order granting Texas’ motion for summary judgment in State of Texas v. Ysleta del Sur Pueblo (W.D. Tex.): 183 DCT Order Briefs are here.

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Texas Federal Court Grants Texas/AG Summary Judgment against Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Counterclaims

Here are updated materials in State of Texas v. Ysleta del Sur Pueblo (W.D. Tex.): 83 Tribe Motion to Dismiss First Amended Complaint 86 Texas Response 87 Answer + Counterclaims 90 Reply 97 Texas Motion to Dismiss Counterclaims 98 Tribe Response … Continue reading

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Reflecting On 30 Years of IGRA

  You are cordially invited to join the National Indian Gaming Commission as the agency reflects on 30 years of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. NIGC Leadership will share remarks, have an open Q&A session with the public, & host … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Rejects Appeal of Individual Picayune Rancheria Members

Here is the unpublished opinion in State of California v. Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians. Briefs: opening brief state answer brief tribe answer brief reply brief Lower court materials.

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Texas Federal Court Refuses to Enjoin Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Bingo

Here are the materials in State of Texas v. Ysleta del Sur Pueblo (W.D. Tex.): 9 texas motion for pi 17 tribe response 18 reply 54 tribe supplemental memo re cause of action 59 texas supplemental brief 64 magistrate report … Continue reading

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Alabama Supreme Court Rejects Tribal Immunity Defense in Two of Three Cases against Poarch Band Creek

Here are the opinions: 2017.09.29 – Harrison opinion Briefs: Harrison Brief Reply 2017.09.29 – Rape opinion We posted some briefs on the Rape case here. Additional materials here: Tribe Brief Reply 2017.09.29 – Wilkes opinion Briefs: Wilkes Brief Tribe Brief

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California COA Affirms $49M Judgment in Inter-Tribal Contract Dispute

Here is the opinion in Yavapai-Apache Nation v. La Posta Band of Diegueno Mission Indians: Yavapai-Apache Nation v La Posta Band An excerpt: This appeal arises from a contract dispute between two Indian tribes: Yavapai Apache Nation (YAN) and La Posta … Continue reading

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Spokane County Sues to Stop Spokane Tribe Casino

Here is the complaint in Spokane County v. Dept. of Interior (E.D. Wash.): Complaint An excerpt: Spokane County, Washington (“County”) brings this action seeking review of and relief from a June 15, 2015 decision by the Department of the Interior … Continue reading

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