North Cty. Community Alliance v. Salazar, No. 07-36048
In a challenge to the National Indian Gaming Commission's (NIGC) approval of an Indian tribe's proposed casino, dismissal of the complaint is affirmed where the NIGC did not have a duty under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act to make an Indian lands determination in 1993 before approving the tribe's non-site-specific proposed gaming ordinance.
Read North Cty. Community Alliance v. Salazar, No. 07-36048
Argued and Submitted March 11, 2009
Filed July 15, 2009
Opinion by Judge Fletcher
Partial Concurrence and Partial Dissent by Judge Gould
Brian D. Amsbary, Groen Stephens & Klinge, LLP, Bellevue, WA
Rebecca Shapiro Cohen, Office of the United States Attorney, Seattle, WA
Brian Kipnis, Office of the United States Attorney, Seattle, WA
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