9th Circ. Won't Rehear Casino Ruling But Issues New Opinion

Law360, New York (May 20, 2013, 8:35 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit on Monday refused to rehear a dispute over an Indian tribe's controversial plan to build a $600 million Las Vegas-style casino in Glendale, Ariz., but withdrew its earlier opinion on the matter and replaced it with a decision remanding the issue to the U.S. secretary of the interior.

A 2-1 panel voted to deny a petition for rehearing of the case, in which the Ninth Circuit ruled on Sept. 11 that a 54-acre swath of land for the Tohono O'odham tribe's casino project...
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