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Atkinson Trading v. Shirley

Docket No.: 00-454
Certiorari Granted: Nov 27 2000
Argued: March 27, 2001
Decided: May 29, 2001

Topics:

25 U.S.C. 261, Civil Rights, Indians, EPA, Indian Reorganization Act, Indians, habeas, harmless error, patent

PartyNames: Atkinson Trading Company, Inc. v. Joe Shirley, Jr., et al.
Petitioner: Atkinson Trading Company, Inc.
Respondent: Joe Shirley, Jr., et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Citation: 210 F.3d 1247
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Atkinson Trading Company, Inc.
v.
Joe Shirley, Jr., et al.
532 U.S. 645 (2001)
Question:

Does the rule in Montana v. United States, that, with limited exceptions, Indian tribes lack civil authority over the conduct of nonmembers on non- Indian fee land within a reservation, apply to tribal attempts to tax nonmember activity occurring on non-Indian fee land?

Atkinson Trading v. Shirley
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 27, 2001

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Atkinson Trading, 0 vote(s) against
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