Native American Law360 provides breaking legal news and analysis on regulation and legislation related to Native American tribes. The section also tracks litigation and deals involving Native American tribes and Native American-owned businesses.
The Ninth Circuit on Friday rejected TransCanada Keystone Pipeline LP's request to begin construction on the Keystone XL pipeline while it appeals court orders blocking the controversial project, saying the natural gas company has not shown it's likely to prevail on the merits.
A California federal court judge has granted the development arm of the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel's bid to nix a medical marijuana collective’s suit over a cannabis-growing contract, ruling that the court is the wrong venue for the parties’ dispute over a land use agreement.
The D.C. Circuit asked the Federal Communications Commission on Friday why it's not required by federal law to study the environmental and preservation impacts of deploying some 5G technology on key tribal heritage sites across the country.
The Fifth Circuit has upheld a lower court's decision that Texas can clamp down on the Alabama-Coushatta tribe of Texas' electronic bingo games, saying the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act didn't apply to the tribe's business.
The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe's argument that a group of Massachusetts residents are forum-shopping by requesting a dispute over a proposed casino be transferred from the nation's capital to Massachusetts federal court is "the epitome of 'the pot calling the kettle black,'" the Bay Staters said Thursday.