Calif. Group Looks To Stop Tribal Casino Land Acquisition

Law360 (April 2, 2019, 7:34 PM EDT) -- A California community group that filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. government's decision to acquire land in trust for the Wilton Rancheria for gambling has urged a D.C. federal court to vacate the approval of the tribe's land request, saying it violates numerous federal laws.

Stand Up For California! asked the court Monday to grant the group summary judgment in its favor on three counts from its amended complaint, which claims that the acquisition of the trust land violates the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934, the California Rancheria Termination Act of 1958 and the Administrative Procedure Act, while the acquisition of...

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