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United States v. Alaska

Docket No.: 84 ORIG
Argued: February 24, 1997
Decided: June 19, 1997


Submerged Lands Acts, Federalism, Bureau of Land Management, Indians, Submerged Lands Act

PartyNames: UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff, v. STATE OF ALASKA.
Petitioner: United States
Respondent: Alaska

United States
521 U.S. 1 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 1888138 L.Ed.2d 231 (521 U.S.

Does the United States own disputed submerged lands along Alaska's Arctic Coast?

United States v. Alaska

February 24, 1997

Decision: Decision: 6 votes for United States, 3 vote(s) against

United States v. Alaska
Case Documents

1Opinion in United States v. Alaska
2Opinion in United States v. Alaska
Additional documents for this case are pending review.