May 2011

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The Washington Indian Gaming Association ("WIGA") has announced the preliminary agenda for the 2011 Northwest Indian Gaming Conference and Expo. read more
Posted by Rubin, Bruce | Permalink
A new Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals opinion has given employers, including tribal businesses, a better tool to combat misuse and theft of proprietary company information. read more
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The Governor's Office of Indian Affairs' 22nd Annual Centennial Accord will be held on June 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Little Creek Casino Resort—Skookum Creek Event Center in Shelton, Washington. read more
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The Washington State Bar Association's 23rd Annual Indian Law Seminar is being held Friday, May 20, in Seattle. read more
Posted by Jordan, James | Permalink
In a 53-page opinion issued Monday, May 9, 2011, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower court injunction issued to a New York tribe against the State of New York, which had prohibited the state from collecting taxes for on-reservation cigarette sales to nontribal members and upheld other courts' refusals to issue injunctions sought by other tribes. All the tribes had argued that New York's amended tax laws violated both their tribal sovereignty and their immunity from state taxation. read more