2nd Circuit: District Court Can Hear Tribe’s Challenge To Bingo Law

Mealey's (June 6, 2016, 1:59 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A federal court has jurisdiction to hear the Cayuga Nation’s challenge to a New York town’s threat to halt the tribe’s bingo operation, and three individuals in one faction of tribal leaders have constitutional standing to sue over the town’s anti‐gaming ordinance, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals held June 2 in reversing and remanding (Cayuga Nation, et al. v. Howard Tanner, et al., Nos. 15-1667, 15-1937, 2nd Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 10007).

(Opinion available. Document #96-160610-045Z.)

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