Tag Archives: Unkechaug Indian Nation

Federal Court Orders Individual Defendant to Pay $475K Civil Penalty in City of New York v. Golden Feather

Here is the order: DCT Order on Civil Penalty Prior materials here, here, and here.  

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Corrected Opinion in City of New York v. Golden Feather

Here: Corrected DCT Order Prior post here.

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Federal Court Finds Unkechauge Reservation Smoke Shops Liable for Violations of Federal Law in City of New York v. Golden Feather Smoke Shop

Here are the materials: DCT Memorandum & Order NYC Motion Remaining Defendants’ Cross-Motion An excerpt: For the reasons below, the Court grants the City summary judgment as to defendants’ liability under the CCTA and the CMSA. With respect to relief, … Continue reading

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Oneida’s Tax Claims against New York Dismissed without Prejudice

Here are the materials on remand from the Second Circuit in Oneida Indian Nation v. Paterson (N.D. N.Y.): DCT Order Dismissing without Prejudice OIN Motion to Dismiss without Prejudice NY Opposition to OIN Motion NY Motion for Summary J OIN … Continue reading

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Second Circuit Vacates Injunctions against New York’s Tax Laws against Tribes

Here is today’s opinion in Oneida Indian Nation v. Cuomo: OIN v NY CA2 Opinion. Briefs are here and here.

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Materials in the New York City Smokeshop Case

Here are the materials in the New York City v. Golden Feather Smoke Shop case (E.D. N.Y.), reported here. Earlier materials are here. NYC Motion for Preliminary Injunction Golden Feather Opposition to Motion Peace Pipe Smoke Shop Opposition NYC Reply … Continue reading

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NYT’s Article on New York State’s Tobacco Fight with Indian Tribes

From the NYTs: A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that a group of tobacco vendors on an Indian reservation on Long Island cannot sell tax-free cigarettes to the general public until a court rules in a closely watched legal battle between … Continue reading

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Spota v. Jackson (NY Ct. App.) — “Intruders” under NY Indian Law

In Spota v. Jackson, the New York Court of Appeals (Kaye, C.J.) held that state courts have no business deciding who is an “intruder” as contemplated by the New York Indian Law. This case involves the tribal power to exclude, … Continue reading

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