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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
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