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Trump Appointee to Hear Stand Up For California v. Wilton Rancheria Suit Over Proposed Elk Grove Casino

December 27, 2017

A recent appointee to the federal bench will conduct a long-awaited hearing in a lawsuit challenging the validity of a decision to place land in Elk Grove, California into federal trust for a proposed Indian Casino.

 The lawsuit, which was filed by Indian casino and gaming watchdog group Stand Up For California (SUFC) seeks to vacate a decision made in the waning hours of the Obama administration that placed land in Elk Grove into trust for the proposed $400 million casino. SUFC contends the decision, which is instrumental in building the casino on a portion of land at the unfinished Outlet Collection at Elk Grove shopping center, was made in violation of the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998 and therefore should be vacated.

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