Challenge to Cowlitz Casino Dismissed

As Indianz reported, the City of Vancouver’s challenge to the proposed Cowlitz casino, City of Vancouver v. Hogen, has been dismissed on Article III standing grounds in the Western District of Washington. The court likened the City’s injury in fact to a game of chance. 🙂 Here are the materials:

dct-order-vancouver-v-hogen

us-motion-to-dismiss

vancouver-motion-for-summary-judgment

Hammitte v. Leavitt: Detroit Urban Indians Case Dismissed

The federal district court in Detroit granted the motion to dismiss filed by the United States/Indian Health Service on October 11, 2007.

The opinion is here.

Hammitte v. Leavitt Complaint

United States Motion to Dismiss

Hammitte Response to Motion

United States Reply Brief