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Cass County, MN v. Leech Lake Band of Chippewa Indians

Docket No.: 97-174
Argued: February 24, 1998
Decided: June 8, 1998

Topics:

25 Stat. 642, Civil Rights, Indians, State Jurisdiction Over, Indian Reorganization Act, Indians, patent

Petitioner: Cass County, MN
Respondent: Leech Lake Band of Chippewa Indians

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE EIGHTH CIRCUIT
Supreme Court Docket


524 U.S. 103 (1998)
Question:

May state and local governments tax reservation land that was made alienable by Congress and sold to non-Indians by the Federal Government but was later repurchased by a tribe?

Cass County, MN v. Leech Lake Band of Chippewa Indians
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 24, 1998

Holding: affirmed in part and reversed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Cass County, MN, 0 vote(s) against

Cass County, MN v. Leech Lake Band of Chippewa Indians
Case Documents

1Opinion in Cass County, MN v. Leech Lake Band of Chippewa Indians
2Opinion in Cass County, MN v. Leech Lake Band of Chippewa Indians
Additional documents for this case are pending review.