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IPR on the Patchak Decision

Here. Audio here.

An excerpt:

By Bob Allen

A decision this week by the U.S. Supreme Court is seen as a setback for Indian tribes.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

ICT In-Depth Report on Patchak Decision

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Asked if there is any lemonade to the lemon of a decision from the high court, Fletcher said, “Lemonade? Sotomayor is Indian country’s best friend.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

SCOTUSblog Coverage of Patchak Decision

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And their plain language description:

In this case, the federal government took certain land into trust for an Indian tribe, which means that it took ownership of the land to allow the tribe to use it.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

MLive In-Depth Coverage of Patchak Decision

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The ruling, Fletcher said, was not really a surprise.

“This is a court that is pretty reluctant to rule in favor of Indian tribes and I think they are very skeptical of things like Indian gaming.”

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Gun Lake Band's Press Release on Patchak

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PR Patchak Decision 6.18.12

The text:

Bradley, Michigan – Today the U.S. Supreme Court rejected motions by the Gun Lake Tribe and U.S. government seeking to have David Patchak’s lawsuit dismissed on procedural grounds.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

MLive Coverage of Patchak Decision

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The nation’s highest court has decided to allow a lawsuit to move forward which threatens to shut down gaming at the Gun Lake Casino in Wayland Township.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Quick and Dirty Commentary on Patchak

Four points on today’s decision in Patchak.

First, the SG lost yet another case while acting as tribal trustee. The trust responsibility is in real trouble, despite the Court’s surprising affirmation of… 269 more words

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher