Hawaii v. Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Feb 25, 2009
Tr.
Opinion
Vote
9-0
Author
Alito
Term

Issue: Whether a 1993 congressional resolution requires Hawaii to reach a political settlement with native Hawaiians before transferring some 1.2 million acres of state land.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Samuel Alito on March 31, 2009.

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