Pueblo of Pojoaque et al v. State of New Mexico et al

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Case overview

Case Number:

1:15-cv-00625

Court:

New Mexico

Nature of Suit:

Other Statutory Actions

28:1331 Fed. Question

Judge:

James O. Browning

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  1. November 2, 2016

    Tribal Gambling Ruling Didn’t Muddy Jurisdiction, Judge Says

    A New Mexico federal judge on Wednesday refused to vacate his decision to toss the Pueblo of Pojoaque’s suit against the state over the tribe's right to operate two casinos, saying he didn’t create a jurisdictional problem by indicating in the ruling how he’d respond to the Tenth Circuit’s pending decision on an interlocutory appeal.

  2. October 27, 2016

    NM Pueblo Says Judge Should Stay Ruling In Gambling Row

    The Pueblo of Pojoaque again urged a New Mexico federal judge Wednesday to stay his ruling to toss the tribe's suit against the state over its right to operate two casinos, saying the decision could be extremely costly for the Pueblo and that it’s likely to win an appeal to the Tenth Circuit.

  3. October 24, 2016

    NM Asks Judge To Reject Pueblo's Bid To Save Gambling Suit

    The state of New Mexico urged a federal judge Friday not to put a hold on his decision to toss the Pueblo of Pojoaque's suit over its right to operate two casinos in New Mexico or restore an injunction against the state, saying the New Mexico tribe hadn't shown it was likely to win an appeal to the Tenth Circuit.

  4. October 4, 2016

    Tribe Takes Casino Dispute With New Mexico To 10th Circ.

    The Pueblo of Pojoaque urged the Tenth Circuit on Monday to reconsider a district judge’s recent ruling tossing the tribe's suit over its right to operate two casinos in New Mexico, saying state gaming officials didn’t violate federal law by disadvantaging third-party vendors who did business with the tribe in the absence of a tribal-state gaming agreement.

  5. April 22, 2016

    NM Gaming Officials Close To Contempt Line But Not Over It

    New Mexico officials locked in a gaming compact dispute with the Pueblo of Pojoaque did not threaten tribal casino vendors, a federal judge ruled Thursday, although he said they came "perilously close to civil contempt."

  6. March 8, 2016

    Pueblo Wants To Delay Defeat In Gambling Row, NM Says

    The state of New Mexico urged a federal judge Monday not to stay the Pueblo of Pojoaque’s suit seeking to force the state to strike a new gambling compact for its casinos, arguing that the Pueblo is just trying to stave off dismissal of its claims.

  7. February 24, 2016

    New Mexico Seeks Full Exit From Tribe's Gaming Pact Suit

    The state of New Mexico on Tuesday asked a federal court to dismiss it from a suit brought by the Pueblo of Pojoaque over a gaming compact the tribe says the state negotiated in bad faith, arguing that the state is immune from the claims.

  8. February 18, 2016

    NM Tribe Seeks Pause In Gambling Pact Row With State

    The Pueblo of Pojoaque urged a New Mexico federal judge on Wednesday to stay the tribe’s suit seeking to force New Mexico to strike a new compact for its casinos, saying the state's pending Tenth Circuit appeal of an order preventing its gaming board from issuing citations to the tribe's vendors should resolve the key issues in the dispute.

  9. January 26, 2016

    NM Tribe Says State Can't Regulate Non-Compact Gaming

    The Pueblo of Pojoaque urged a New Mexico federal judge on Monday to reject a bid by the state of New Mexico to block a preliminary injunction preventing its gaming board from issuing citations to the tribe’s third-party vendors, saying the state has no authority over the tribe’s gaming activities since its gaming compact expired.

  10. December 21, 2015

    New Mexico Wants Injunction Stayed In Casino Battle

    The state of New Mexico last week asked a New Mexico federal judge to stay a preliminary injunction preventing its gaming board from issuing citations to third-party vendors for the Pueblo of Pojoaque, arguing that the tribe’s sovereign immunity only applies to actions taken in Indian Country.