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A Historic Announcement from NIGC

The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians Chairman Mark Macarro has been credited with playing a significant role in increasing public acceptance of tribal gaming in California. 189 more words

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Amended Opinion from 9th Circuit in JAC v. Chadhouri

Download order and amended opinion here.

Link to previous coverage here.


Ninth Circuit Rejects NEPA Challenge to NIGC Authority

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

The court’s syllabus:

The panel affirmed the district court’s denial of a petition for a writ of mandamus under the Administrative Procedure Act of a group of tribal members and organizations, alleging that the National Indian Gaming Commission violated the National Environmental Policy Act when it approved the Jamul Indian Village’s gaming ordinance for a casino in Jamul, California, without first conducting a NEPA environmental review.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher