Tag Archives: KG Urban Enterprises LLC v. Patrick

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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KG Urban v. Patrick Update — Matter Not Moot

Here are updated materials in KG Urban v. Patrick (D. Mass.): DCT Order Denying MTD Motion to Dismiss KG Urban Opposition Reply Amended complaint here.

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Federal Court Denies Tribal Intervention Motions in KG Urban v. Patrick

Here is that order: DCT Order Denying Intervention The intervention motions are here.

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KG Urban Amends Complaint

Here: KG Urban Amended Complaint News coverage here. The Indian preference part is still there.

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Massachusetts Tribes Move to Intervene in KG Urban v. Patrick Case

Here are those materials: 2012-09-07_(40)_Memo in Support of Motion to Intervene and Exhibits Mashpee Motion to Intervene [Rule 19 motion]

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First Circuit Remands Equal Protection Challenge to Mass. Gaming Law; Remands for Trial on Merits (and Carcieri)

The opinion is here. Excerpts: Given this situation, the lack of clear answers on questions of both state and federal law, the shifting of the nature of the injury to KG, and the apparent attempt to allow some time for … Continue reading

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Indian Gaming and Buying Local

The Mashpee Wampanoag gaming compact discussion (whether 21 percent is too high; whether Massachusetts gaming law is constitutionally valid) should, I think, take an additional factor into consideration. Massachusetts is, for lack of a better term, buying local. Massachusetts had … Continue reading

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KG Urban Reply Brief in First Circuit Appeal

Here: KG Urban Reply Brief

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State of Massachusetts Brief (and Supporting Amicus) in KG Urban v. Patrick (1st Circuit)

Here: Massachusetts Brief Suffolk Indian Law Clinic Amicus Brief Prior materials here.

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Opening Brief in KG Urban v. Patrick (Mass. State Gaming Case)

Here: KG Urban Motion to Expedite CA1 Appeal Mass Response to Motion to Expedite KG Urban Opening CA1 Brief Lower court materials are here and here and here. News coverage here, h/t Pechanga.

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