Tag Archives: National Indian Gaming Commission

NIGC Affirms Approval of Ponca Tribe’s Gaming Ordinance on Remand from Federal Court

Here is the order in In re: Gaming Ordinance of Ponca Tribe of Nebraska: Revised Amendment to FDO – Ponca NE The earlier federal court materials are here.

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Wisconsin NPR: “St. Croix Chippewa Accused Of Embezzling $1.5M From Casino’s Gaming Revenue”

Here. NIGC’s notice of violation is here.

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Maurisa Bell, NNALSA 3L of the Year

  Maurisa Bell grew up on the Wind River Reservation in Riverton, Wyoming. She is an enrolled member of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and was also raised around her Northern Arapaho family. In 2015, she graduated from Montana State University … Continue reading

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Comanche Nation of Oklahoma v. Bernhardt Cert Petition [Chickasaw Gaming]

Here is the petition captioned Comanche Nation of Oklahoma v. Zinke [but presumably will switch to Comanche Nation of Oklahoma v. Bernhardt]: Companche v Zinke Cert Petition Question presented: Whether the “former reservation” exception permitting lands acquired by the United … Continue reading

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Federal Court Issues Order in Council Bluffs v. DOI [Ponca Tribe]

Here are the materials in City of Council Bluffs v. United States Department of Interior (S.D. Iowa): 1 Complaint 13 Iowa Complaint 14 Nebraska Complaint 22-1 Council Bluffs MSJ 35-1 NIGC Cross MSJ 49 Ponca Amicus Brief 50 Council Bluffs … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Decides Comanche Nation v. Zinke [Chickasaw Trust Land Acquisition]

Here is the unpublished order. Briefs here. Lower court materials here.

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Tenth Circuit Briefs in Comanche Nation v. Zinke [Chickasaw Trust Land Acquisition]

Here: Comanche Opening Brief Federal Answer Brief Reply Lower court materials here.

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D.C. Circuit Rules in Favor of Feds/Tribe in Butte County v. Chaudhuri

Here is the opinion: Opinion Briefs here.

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Comanche Effort to Shut Down Chickasaw Casino Fails for Now

Here are the materials in Comanche Nation of Oklahoma v. Zinke  (W.D. Okla.): 13-1 Motion for PI 20 Response 26 Reply 33 DCT Order

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Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Ho-Chunk Nation Tribal Prosecutor (originally posted 9/8/17), Black River Falls, W.I. The position hours are Monday-Friday 8 … Continue reading

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