9th Circuit Declines To Rehear Dispute Over Tribe’s Gaming Approval
Mealey's (October 25, 2016, 2:17 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals said Oct. 20 that it will not reconsider its finding that the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) was not required to prepare an environmental impact statement before approving an Indian tribe’s gaming ordinance for a casino in Jamul, Calif. (Jamul Action Committee, et al. v. Jonodev Chaudhuri, et al., No. 15-16021, 9th Cir.).
(Order available. Document #96-161111-009R.)
The Jamul Indian Village, a federally recognized Indian tribe, is building a casino in Jamul. A group...