2nd Circ. Gives NY Tribe Another Shot At Casino

Law360, New York (June 25, 2012, 5:18 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Monday vacated a lower court's decision to grant a permanent injunction that blocked the Shinnecock Indian Nation from developing a casino in Southampton, N.Y., finding that the court had no subject matter jurisdiction.

In a published decision, the Second Circuit ruled that the state of New York and the town of Southampton, while referring to a federal law in their complaints, did not bring claims questioning the tribe's sovereign immunity under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act and thus the lower court lacked...
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