Plains Commerce Bank v. Long Family Land & Cattle

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Apr 14, 2008
Tr.
Opinion
Vote
TBD
Author
Roberts
Term

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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