Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- so we are again doubtful that certiorari will be granted in any cases today.

Plains Commerce Bank v. Long Family Land & Cattle

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-411 8th Cir. Apr 14, 2008
Tr.
Jun 25, 2008 TBD Roberts OT 2007

Issue: Whether Indian tribes’ courts have authority to decide a civil lawsuit that involves business dealings between a company owned by a member of the tribe and a bank that owns land on a reservation, but itself is not owned by a tribal member.

Judgment: Reversed, in an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts on June 25, 2008.

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