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Clinton quoted in article regarding the proposed Tohono O’odham casino
, Foundation Professor of Law, was quoted in a Feb. 12
Indian Country Today Media Network
article, “Arizona Casino Dispute Hits Legislative Snag,” by reporter Debra Utacia Krol.
The article discussed an effort by the Arizona Legislature to stop a tribal casino from being built in Phoenix. The casino project, proposed by the Tohono O’odham Nation, has been a highly contentious issue since its introduction.
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Clinton argued that it is unlikely the casino will ultimately receive approval. In order for it to move forward, both state and federal law indicates that the governor must sign off on any new casino projects, which is unlikely as local leaders have openly opposed the casino, Clinton said.
“This is a case study on how not to propose an off-reservation casino,” Clinton said.
Clinton teaches and writes about federal Indian law, tribal law, Native American history, constitutional law, federal courts, cyberspace law, copyrights, and civil procedure. He is an Affiliated Faculty member of the ASU American Indian Studies Program. He is also a Faculty Fellow in the Center for Law, Science & Innovation.