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9th Circ. Judge: Tribe ‘Did Nothing’ To Stop Rival Casino

Law360, San Francisco (February 12, 2018, 10:15 PM EST) -- During a hearing Monday, a Ninth Circuit judge asked whether the Cachil DeHe Band of Wintun Indians of the Colusa Indian Community waived its right to challenge another tribe’s proposed casino hotel when it “did nothing” to notify the U.S. Department of the Interior about the project’s effect on its own casinos.

Colusa tribe attorney George Forman of Forman & Associates said the DOI had not adequately considered the socioeconomic impacts of the project when it agreed to take a 40-acre parcel into trust for the...
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