Justices To Weigh Tribal Immunity In Indian Gaming Suit

Law360, New York (June 24, 2013, 12:27 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to take on a dispute over whether a Native American tribe is immune from a lawsuit by the state of Michigan that alleges it violated a federal Indian gaming law, tackling a circuit court split on the issue.

Going against the tribe's arguments and a U.S. Solicitor General's opinion, the highest court has agreed to hear a case over the Bay Mills Indian Community allegedly violating federal gaming law by operating a casino outside of Indian lands. The state...
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