Second Circuit Affirms Cuyuga Nation Immunity from County Taxes even under Immovable Property Exception

Here are the materials in Cayuga Indian Nation of New York v. Seneca County, New York:

CA2 Opinion

Seneca County Brief

Cayuga Tribe Brief

Reply

Lower court materials here.

Seventh Circuit Rejects Fired Oneida Employee’s Civil Rights Claims

Here are the materials in Holtz v. Oneida Airport Hotel Corp.:

Per Curiam Opinion

Holtz Brief

Oneida Brief

Reply

Lower court materials here.

Federal Bankruptcy Court Confirms Bankruptcy Act Does Not Abrogate Tribal Immunity [Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe]

Here are the relevant materials in In re Coughlin (D. Mass. Bkrcy.):

27 Motion to Enforce Automatic Stay

73-1 LDF Motion to Dismiss

74-1 LDF Businsess Corp Motion to Dismiss

82 Response to 73

84 Response to 74

92 Reply in Support of 73

93 Reply in Support of 74

97-1 Surreply

111 LDF Surreply to the Surreply

112 LDF Business Corp Surreply to the Surreply

113 Order

Ninth Circuit Briefing — Tribal Sovereign Immunity Under the Clean Water Act

Here are the briefs relevant to the sovereign immunity issue in Deschutes River Alliance v. Portland General Electric Company:

Final Tribal Amici Brief in Support of Warm Springs – File-Stamped

Second Brief on Cross-Appeal – CTWS (filed 9 28 20)

And here are the lower court materials in Deschutes River Alliance v. Portland General Electric Company (D. Or.):

72 Warm Springs Motion to Dismiss

74 Pacific Gas Motion to Dismiss

76 Deschutes River Response

78 Pacific Gas Reply

82 Warm Springs Reply

84 Warm Springs Brief in Support of Defendants

103 DCT Order

Ninth Circuit Holds Claim Falls Within Tribal Waiver of Immunity

Here is the opinion in SPRAWLDEF v. Guidiville Rancheria of California.

Briefs here.

New Mexico COA Certifies Tribal Gaming/Immunity Cases to New Mexico SCT

Here is the order in Sipp v. Buffalo Thunder Inc.:

36924 and 38636 Certification Order (FINAL)

The question certified:

[W]hether the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA), 25 U.S.C. §§ 2701-2721 (2018), permits tribes and states to contract in Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compacts to shift jurisdiction over certain matters to state courts.

Connecticut, Pequot, and Mohegan Allowed to Intervene and Assert Rule 19 Defense in MGM Challenge to Gaming Compacts

Here are the materials so far in MGM Resorts Global Development LLC v. Dept. of Interior (D.D.C.):

16 Interior Motion to Dismiss

24-1 State & Tribal Sovereigns Motion to Intervene

27 MGM Response to Motion to Dismiss

33 Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss

34 MGM Opposition to Motion to Intervene

36 Reply in Support of Motion to Intervene

38 DCT Order Granting Motion to Intervene

We posted the complaint here.

Ninth Circuit Rejects Challenge to Jamul Indian Village Gaming Ops

Here is the opinion in Jamul Action Committee v. Simermeyer.

Briefs here.

Eleventh Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Suit by Church Parishioners Against Seminole Tribe

Here is the unpublished opinion in Eglise Baptiste Bethanie De Ft. Lauderdale, Inc. v. Seminole Tribe of Florida. (PDF)

Briefs:

Appellant Brief

Seminole Brief

Aida Auguste Brief

Reply

Lower court materials here.