Tag Archives: Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe

Tribes and Detroit Casinos Allowed to Intervene in Sault Tribe Suit over Lansing and Wayne County Off-Rez Gaming Applications

Here are the materials so far in Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Bernhardt (D.D.C.): 1 Complaint 1-1 Solicitor Opinion on Bay Mills 1-2 Wayne County Application 1-3 Lansing Application 1-4 Supplemental Materials 1-5 Jan 2017 Interior Letter … Continue reading

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Morning Sun: “Tribal appeals panel hears three family enrollment cases”

Here.

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Saginaw Chippewa Disenrollees’ Suit Dismissed

Here is the order in Cavazos v. Zinke (D.D.C.): 16 DCT Order Briefs here.

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Federal Court Rejects D.V. Convict’s Challenge to Federal Jurisdiction over Isabella Reservation Lands

Here are the materials in United States v. Jackson (E.D. Mich.): 32 Motion to Vacate Sentence 37 US Response + Exhibits 38 Reply 39 Magistrate Report 41 Objection 42 DCT Order

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Saginaw Chippewa Disenrollees Sue Interior for Failure to Enforce the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan Distribution of Judgment Funds Act

Here is the complaint in Cavazos v. Zinke (D.D.C.): tribal-members-lawsuit The plaintiffs are represented by Gerald Torres, Michael Sliger, and Hope Babcock. News coverage: “Expelled Tribe Members Say Feds Did Nothing to Protect Their Rights” Update: 10-1 Motion to Dismiss … Continue reading

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Sixth Circuit Affirms Denial of Permissive Intervention by Saginaw Chippewa in Bay Mills v. Snyder

Here is the order: BMIC v. Snyder CA6 Unpublished Opinion Briefs here.

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Sixth Circuit Materials in Saginaw Chippewa Effort to Intervene in Bay Mills Indian Community v. Snyder

Here: Saginaw Chippewa Motion to Expedite Michigan Response CA6 Order Denying Motion to Expedite Saginaw Chippewa Opening Brief BMIC Answer Brief Michigan Answer Brief SCIT Reply Lower court materials here.

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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. Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potowatomi Legal Intern, Fulton, MI. Work up to 10 hours per … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Sag Chip and Nottawaseppi Huron Potawatomi Motions to Intervene in Bay Mills Gaming Case

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 54 Nottawaseppi Motion to Intervene 61 Michigan Opposition to SCIT Motion 62 BMIC Opposition to … Continue reading

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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

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