The petition of the day is:


Issue: Whether, when a utility provider exercises a state-law right to expressly pass on a utility tax to a federally recognized Indian tribe for utility services delivered to the tribe’s reservations and the tribe is therefore legally obligated to pay the tax, the tax is an impermissible direct tax on the tribe.

Posted in Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: John Ehrett, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Mar. 13, 2016, 11:00 PM),