D.C. Circuit Briefs in Sault Tribe Mandatory Trust Land Acquisition Dispute

Here are the briefs (so far) in Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Bernhardt:

US Opening Brief

Nottawaseppi Huron Band Potawatomi + Saginaw Chippewa Brief

Detroit Casinos Brief

Sault Tribe Brief

Law Prof Amicus Brief

Detroit Casinos Reply

Joint Tribal Reply

US Reply

Lower court materials here.

Sixth Circuit Vacates Bay Mills Gaming Case

Here are the materials in Bay Mills Indian Community v. Whitmer:

ca6-opinion.pdf

bmic-opening-brief.pdf

michigan-brief.pdf

reply-2.pdf

Lower court materials here.

Sixth Circuit Briefs in Bay Mills Indian Community v. Whitmer [formerly Snyder]

Here:

bmic-opening-brief.pdf

state’s brief

BMIC Reply

Other briefs TK

Lower court materials here.

Michigan Prevails over Bay Mills Indian Community re: Vanderbilt Casino Property

Here is the order in Bay Mills Indian Community v. Snyder (W.D. Mich.):

91 DCT Order

Briefs here.

Related posts here.

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 trust land acquisition application docs.

Wayne County trust land acquisition application docs.

State of Michigan v. Payment materials here.

 

Summary Judgment Briefing in Bay Mills Indian Community v. Snyder

Here are the materials in Bay Mills Indian Community v. Snyder (W.D. Mich.):

47-saginaw-chippewa-motion-to-intervene

54-michigan-motion-for-summary-j

70 bmic opposition

71 clinton declaration

72 hughes declaration

81 snyder reply

Sault Tribe Motion to Dismiss Michigan Gaming Suit

Here are the new materials in the case captioned State of Michigan v. Payment (W.D. Mich.):

2015-03-20 Brief in Support of Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint

2015-03-20 Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint

71 Michigan Response to Motion to Dismiss

72 Sault Tribe Reply

The state’s amended complaint is here.

State of Michigan Sues Sault Tribe Officials–Amended Complaint with Exhibits

Amended Complaint

2Exhibit A (Letter from DOI)

Exhibit B (letter from Gov. Snyder to Chairman Eitrem)

Exhibit C (Sault Tribe Submission for Mandatory Fee-to-Trust Acquisition)

Exhibit D (Same, for the Sibley Parcel)

Exhibit E (Sault Tribe approval of development agreement with Lansing, MI)

Exhibit F (Comprehensive Development Agreement between Sault Tribe and Lansing)

Previous coverage of the Lansing casino case here.