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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
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