Land Taking Act For Casino Violates Separation Of Powers, High Court Told

(November 2, 2016, 2:05 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A landowner seeking to stop the United States from taking land into trust so a Michigan Indian tribe can operate a casino on the site asked the U.S. Supreme Court Oct. 11 to review a decision in the case for the second time, arguing that Congress’ adoption of an act ordering a federal court to dismiss his case after the Supreme Court held that his suit could proceed is a violation of separation-of-powers principles (David Patchak v. Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior,...
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