Minn. Supreme Court Nixes Tribal Casino Deal

Law360, New York (March 12, 2014, 5:41 PM EDT) -- A Minnesota Supreme Court judge on Wednesday tossed a suit that Duluth, Minn., had lodged against a Native-American tribe over allegedly breaking a casino deal with the city by asking to put hotel land into trust, saying the court lacks jurisdiction.

Reversing an earlier appellate decision to keep the suit alive, the Minnesota Supreme Court said it lacks jurisdiction to proceed since the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior had not waived its sovereign immunity rights in state court when it modified a deal with...
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