DOI Says Potawatomi Suit Should Be Heard In Wisconsin

Law360, New York (May 22, 2015, 2:16 PM EDT) -- The federal government asked a District of Columbia federal court on Thursday to transfer a Wisconsin Native American tribe's suit accusing the U.S. Department of the Interior of wrongly rejecting an amendment to its state gaming compact to a venue in the Badger state.

The suit was filed by the Forest County Potawatomi Community in January, and accuses the DOI of improperly rejecting an amendment to the tribe's gaming compact with the state of Wisconsin that would have allowed the tribe to be compensated for lost...
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