Colorado River Indian Tribes v. National Indian Gaming Commission

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Colorado River Indian Tribes v. National Indian Gaming Commission  (2006) 
by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Syllabus
    

466 F.3d 134

COLORADO RIVER INDIAN TRIBES, A FEDERALLY RECOGNIZED INDIAN TRIBE, APPELLEE

v.

NATIONAL INDIAN GAMING COMMISSION, ET AL., APPELLANTS

No. 05-5402

United States Court of Appeals,
District of Columbia Circuit.


Argued September 8, 2006

Decided October 20, 2006

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (No. 04cv00010)

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Todd S. Aagaard, Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, argued the cause and filed the briefs for federal appellants. Edward J. Passarelli, Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, entered an appearance.

Gwenellen P. Janov argued the cause for appellee. With her on the brief were Samuel D. Gollis and Kim Hoyt Sperduto.

Thomas M. Brownell and Scott D. Crowell were on the brief for amici curiae National Indian Gaming Association, et al. in support of appellee.

Before: RANDOLPH and TATEL, Circuit Judges, and EDWARDS, Senior Circuit Judge.

Opinion for the Court filed by Circuit Judge RANDOLPH.

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).