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Tarrant Regional Water District v. Herrmann

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11-889 10th Cir. Apr 23, 2013
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Jun 13, 2013 9-0 Sotomayor OT 2012
 
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Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys work for or contribute to this blog in various capacities, represents the City of Dallas as amicus curiae in this case.

Holding: The Red River Compact, which allocates water rights within the Red River basin among the states of Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana, does not pre-empt the Oklahoma water statutes at issue in this case.

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Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Sotomayor on June 13, 2013.

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Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys work for or contribute to this blog in various capacities, represents the City of Dallas as amicus curiae in this case.   Holding: The Red River Compact, which allocates water rights within the Red River basin among the states of Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana, does not pre-empt the Oklahoma water statutes at issue in this case.   JudgmentAffirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Sotomayor on June 13, 2013.
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