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Justices Won't Weigh In On Martha's Vineyard Casino Battle

Law360, New York (January 8, 2018, 7:45 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider a First Circuit decision paving the way for a Native American tribe to build a casino on Martha’s Vineyard, in a loss for the state of Massachusetts, a town and a community association, which have been challenging the proposed gambling facility.

The high court denied a pair of petitions for certiorari in which Massachusetts, the town of Aquinnah and the Aquinnah/Gay Head Community Association Inc. asked it to review an April First Circuit ruling in favor of...
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Case Title

Massachusetts, Petitioner v. The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), et al.


Case Number

17-215

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Supreme Court

Nature of Suit

3890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

August 10, 2017


Case Title

Town of Aquinnah, Massachusetts, et al., Petitioners v. The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), et al.


Case Number

17-216

Court

Supreme Court

Nature of Suit

3890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

August 10, 2017

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