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Jurisdiction

Last updated February 16, 2010

State Has Jurisdiction Through Federal Acts Other Than Public Law  280

Legislation

Mashantucket Pequot Indian Land Claims Settlement Act, P.L. 98-134, Oct. 18, 1983, 97 Stat. 855, codified at 25 U.S.C. § 1751 et seq. (conferring state civil and criminal jurisdiction)

Mohegan Nation of Connecticut Land Claims Settlement Act, P. L. 103–377, § 2, Oct. 19, 1994, 108 Stat. 3501, codified at,25 U.S.C. § 1775 et seq. (conferring state civil and criminal jurisdiction)

Case Law

Conroy v. Foxwoods Casino Dealers' Toke Comm., 1999 Conn. Super. LEXIS 526 (Conn. Super. Ct. 1999)

Connecticut ex rel. Blumenthal v. Babbitt, 26 F. Supp. 2d 397 (D. Conn. 1998)

Drumm v. Brown, 716 A.2d 50 (Conn. 1998)

Charles v. Charles, 701 A.2d 650 (Conn. 1997)

State v. Spears, 662 A.2d 80 (Conn. 1995)

Campbell v. Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council, 1991 WL 40031 (Conn. Super. Ct. 1991)

Schaghticoke Indians of Kent, Conn., Inc. v. Potter, 587 A.2d 139 (Conn. Ct. of App. 1991)

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