On Remand, Judge Says Tribe’s California Land Is A Reservation For Gaming Purposes

(April 4, 2016, 4:51 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal judge on March 16 granted summary judgment, on all grounds asserted, to the Department of the Interior (DOI) on a California county’s allegations that land for a casino is not part of a tribal reservation, finding that the county stipulated in a 1987 settlement with the tribe that it would treat the land in question as a reservation (Amador County, California v. S.M.R. Jewell, et al., No. 05-658, D. D.C.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 33791).

(Order available. Document #96-160408-012R.)

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