Tanya Lee
11/22/13
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is vetting applications for three Class III casino-resorts in the state, one each in Region A (Eastern Massachusetts), Region B (Western Massach...
Rob Capriccioso
11/21/13
When should tribal sovereignty for all trump the sovereignty of one tribe? That’s a question many in Indian country are pondering as the U.S...
Ryan Seelau & Ian Record
11/8/13

In the first part of this two-part series, we provided a short history of the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case State of Michigan v....

Gabriel Galanda & Ryan Dreveskracht
11/6/13

With a case of potentially catastrophic consequence for Indian country now pending before the U.S. Supreme Court, all of the players who can possibly prevent the disaster are either sitting on their hands or pointing fingers....

Ryan Seelau & Ian Record
11/5/13

This column is part one of a two-part series....

Oliver J. Semans
10/28/13

On October 10, my wife Barb and I were able to attend the oral arguments before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on the Mark Wandering Medicine versus Custer. Mr....

Paul Moorehead
10/25/13

In 1987, the Supreme Court decided California v. Cabazon Band of Mission Indians, holding that a state could not prohibit gaming conducted on Indian lands if it allowed similar games by other persons in the state....

Rob Capriccioso
8/30/13
When Kevin Washburn, Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs at the Department of the Interior, last fall rejected a negotiated compact between the state of Massachusetts and the Ma...
Gale Courey Toensing
7/22/13
A federal appeals court has ruled that the slot machines leased by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe from non-tribal businesses can be taxed...
Gale Courey Toensing
3/27/13
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, the legislation that dramatically changed the economic landscape for tribal nations with ca...

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