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April 13th

Follow Up on Carcieri Impacts: This One's for Rick

Apr 13 2012
We recently received a question from our pen pal Rick as a follow up to our post on Carcieri.  (By the way, keep the questions and comments coming -- we love to hear from academics, practitioners, community members, and anyone else with an interest in tribal gaming law and policy!)

Rick asks whether the bottom line of Carcieri is that newly recognized tribes (that is, tribes recognized after 1934, the date of the federal Indian Reorganization Act) should continue to be allowed to gain trust lands through the Secretary, but should be disallowed from operating gaming on those lands.

April 10th

Kathryn & Steve Quoted in Indian Country Today Article

Apr 10 2012
We're quoted in this Indian Country Today article on Internet gaming.  In the April 2 article, headlined "States and Feds Race to Get Internet Gaming Legislation; Indian Country Must Be Prepared," ICT reporter Gale Courey Toensing reports that federal legalization of online gaming is on the horizon.  As we've advocated in a recent article, tribes should be prepared to deal with this issue not only as gaming operators, but as tribal governments and policymakers.  Here's our qu