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PPL Montana, LLC v. Montana

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-218 Supreme Court of Montana Dec 7, 2011
Tr.Aud.
Feb 22, 2012 9-0 Kennedy OT 2011

Holding: The Montana Supreme Court’s ruling that the state of Montana owns and may charge for use of the riverbeds at issue was based on an infirm legal understanding of the Court’s rules of navigability for title un­der the equal-footing doctrine.

Judgment: Reversed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Kennedy on February 22, 2012.

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