6th Circ. Blocks $245M Casino As Mich. Preps For High Court

Law360, New York (February 25, 2014, 1:57 PM EST) -- The Sixth Circuit agreed Monday to reinforce a lower court's injunction against a proposed $245 million tribal casino in Michigan while the state makes a U.S. Supreme Court bid challenging the scope of tribal immunity under federal law.

Essentially reversing its earlier decision to lift the injunction, the Sixth Circuit agreed to stay its order as Michigan pursues a writ of certiorari to have the Supreme Court weigh in on whether the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians can renege on a compact deal to...
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Case Title

State of Michigan v. The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of

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Appellate - 6th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

April 10, 2013

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