Akin Gump serves as counsel in the following case, which is listed without regard to its likelihood of being granted:

Osage Nation v. Irby

Docket: 10-537
Issue(s): (1) Whether, in determining whether Congress "disestablished an Indian reservation," pursuant to Solem v. Bartlett (1984), courts are limited to the statutory text, legislative history, and views of the Executive Branch or can instead also consider other external indicia; and (2) whether the lower court properly ruled that a Native American tribe's reservation had been "disestablished."

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Posted in Osage Nation v. Irby, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Conor McEvily, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Nov. 17, 2010, 1:33 AM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2010/11/petition-of-the-day-45/