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Update in Maverick Gaming Challenge to IGRA — New Venue and Rule 19 Motion to Dismiss

Here are the new materials in Maverick Gaming LLC v. United States (W.D. Wash.): 66 Amended Complaint.pdfDownload 68-1 Shoalwater Motion to Dismiss.pdfDownload 85 Shoalwater Bay

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Slockish v. Dept. of Transportation Cert Petition

Here: slockish-petitionDownload Question presented: Whether the Ninth Circuit’s mootness ruling warrants summary reversal where the panel clearly misapprehended governing law on mootness and on the

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Washington Federal Court Rules in Favor of Suquamish over Insurance Company in Tribal Court Jurisdiction Dispute

Here are the materials in Suquamish Tribe v. Smith (W.D. Wash.): 1 Complaint .pdfDownload 1-3 Suquamish COA Opinion.pdfDownload 52 Suquamish MSJ.pdfDownload 54 Lexington MSJ.pdfDownload 62

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Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment in Oklahoma v. Interior

Here are the new pleadings in State of Oklahoma v. Dept. of the Interior (W.D. Okla.): 97 Oklahoma Motion for Summary J.pdfDownload 102 Interior Cross-Motion.pdfDownload

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South Dakota District Court Grants Preliminary Injunction in Lower Brule Redistricting Suit

Here is the order: doc.-055-order-on-mtn-for-preliminary-injuction-granted-lower-brule-22cv3008-2022.08.11-004Download The decision acknowledges that the county’s current redistricting plan would dilute the voting power of the Native community and requires

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Tribal Defendants/Intervenors Brief in Haaland v. Brackeen

Merits brief on behalf of the intervening tribes–Cherokee Nation, Oneida Nation, Quinault Indian Nation, Morongo Band of Mission Indians, Navajo Nation–in the Haaland v. Brackeen

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Ninth Circuit Orders Chickasaw Nation to Arbitration with Pharmacy Benefits Manager

Here is the opinion in Caremark LLC v. Chickasaw Nation. Briefs: Opening Brief.pdfDownload Answer Brief.pdfDownload US Chamber of Commerce Amicus Brief.PDFDownload Washington Legal Foundation Amicus

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North Dakota DCT Dismisses Contract Claim against MHA Nation

Here is the order in Bird Industries Inc. v. Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation (D.S.D.): 30-dct-orderDownload Prior post with briefs here.

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