The Fort Belknap Indian Community of the Fort Belknap Indianreservation, Plaintiff-appellant, v. State of Montana, Robert L. Robinson, Individually and Asadministrator, Gambling Control Division, Department Ofjustice, State of Montana; Stan Stephens, Individually Andas Governor, State of Montana; Marc Racicot, Individuallyand As Attorney General, State of Montana, Defendants-appellees, 84 F.3d 1222 (9th Cir. 1996)

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US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - 84 F.3d 1222 (9th Cir. 1996)

June 7, 1996

James L. Vogel, Hardin, Montana, for plaintiff-appellant.

Joseph P. Mazurek, Attorney General, and Deanne L. Sandholm, Assistant Attorney General, Helena, Montana, for defendants-appellees.

On Remand from the United States Supreme Court.

Before: BEEZER and FERNANDEZ, Circuit Judges, and ORRICK, Senior District Judge.* 


The judgment of this court, 39 F.3d 1186 (Table), is vacated. For the reasons stated by the Supreme Court in Seminole Tribe of Florida v. Florida, --- U.S. ----, 116 S. Ct. 1114, 134 L. Ed. 2d 252 (1996), we affirm the judgment of the district court.



The Honorable William H. Orrick, Senior United States District Judge for the Northern District of California, sitting by designation