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El Paso Natural Gas Co. v. Neztsosie

Docket No.: 98-6
Argued: March 2, 1999
Decided: May 3, 1999

Topics:

42 U.S.C. 2210, Civil Rights, Indians, Appellate Procedure, Employee Retirement Income Security Act, Indians, preemption, preliminary injunction, res judicata

Petitioner: El Paso Natural Gas Co.
Respondent: Neztsosie

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 136 F.3d 610
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


526 U.S. 473 (1999)
Question:

Do tribal courts have the authority to determine its own jurisdiction over damage actions stemming from nuclear incidents under the Price-Anderson Act, which grants federal district courts removal jurisdiction over such actions?

El Paso Natural Gas Co. v. Neztsosie
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 02, 1999

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for El Paso Natural Gas Co., 0 vote(s) against

El Paso Natural Gas Co. v. Neztsosie
Case Documents

1Opinion in El Paso Natural Gas Co. v. Neztsosie
2Opinion in El Paso Natural Gas Co. v. Neztsosie
Additional documents for this case are pending review.