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SALAZAR, SEC. OF INTERIOR V. RAMAH NAVAJO CHAPTER

Docket No.: 11-551
Certiorari Granted: 01/06/12
Argued: April 18, 2012
Decided: 06/18/12

Topics:

Appropriations Clause, Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act

PartyNames: Ken L. Salazar, Secretary of the Interior, et al. v. Ramah Navajo Chapter, et al.
Petitioner: Ken L. Salazar, Secretary of the Interior, et al.
Respondent: Ramah Navajo Chapter, et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Citation: 644 F.3d 1054
Supreme Court Docket

Ken L. Salazar, Secretary of the Interior, et al.
v.
Ramah Navajo Chapter, et al.
Question Presented:

Whether the government is required to pay all of the contract support costs incurred by a tribal contractor under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, 25 U.S.C. 450 et seq., where Congress has imposed an express statutory cap on the appropriations available to pay such costs and the Secretary cannot pay all such costs for all tribal contractors without exceeding the statutory cap.

SALAZAR, SEC. OF INTERIOR V. RAMAH NAVAJO CHAPTER
ORAL ARGUMENT

04/18/12

Listen to Oral Argument in SALAZAR, SEC. OF INTERIOR V. RAMAH NAVAJO CHAPTER
Holding: AFFIRMED
Opinion By:
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