High Court Says Casino Foe Can Sue Gov't Over Land Use

Law360, New York (June 18, 2012, 7:59 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Michigan man can sue the federal government over its plans to build a casino on Indian land near his property, finding that the immunity afforded the government under the Administrative Procedure Act does not apply.

The Supreme Court found that David Patchak's effort to challenge the government's taking of 147 acres in Wayland Township for a casino operated by the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians is not precluded by the Indian Reorganization Act or the Quiet Title Act,...
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