Ex-Tribal Leaders Push To Keep Casino Grave Dig Suit Intact

Law360, New York (August 29, 2016, 8:38 PM EDT) -- Former Jamul Indian Village leaders suing in California federal court over the alleged disinterment of their relatives' remains during the construction of the tribe's proposed $400 million casino blasted the federal government's attempt to escape the suit on Friday.

Two Bureau of Indian Affairs executives have moved to dismiss for failure to state a claim the allegations asserted against them in Walter Rosales and Karen Toggery's most recent complaint over building activities on part of an alleged Native American cemetery.

But Rosales and Toggery, who claim that human remains and funerary objects were dug up and dumped for the construction of...

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