Court Tosses Out Ruling That Prevented Indians From Building A Casino In Southampton

In a win for the Shinnecock Indian Nation, a federal court tossed out a ruling in 2008 that prevented them building a casino.

msnbc.com reports:

A federal appeals court on Monday tossed out a ruling that had barred a Long Island-based Native American tribe from building a casino in Southampton

In a 2-1 ruling, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said that the dispute pitting the Shinnecock Indian Nation against the state of New York and the town of Southampton belonged in state, not federal court.

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