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Muckleshoot Indian Tribe v. Tulalip Tribes

Petition for certiorari denied on November 2, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-195 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, in conflict with precedent of the Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, impermissibly narrowed a decades-old judicial decree so as to deprive Indian tribes of their ability to exercise treaty fishing rights.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 14 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 21, 2020)
Sep 18 2020Waiver of right of respondent Nisqually Indian Tribe to respond filed.
Sep 18 2020Brief of respondents Tulalip Tribes, et al. in opposition filed.
Oct 07 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/30/2020.
Oct 07 2020Reply of petitioner Muckleshoot Indian Tribe filed. (Distributed)
Nov 02 2020Petition DENIED. Justice Barrett took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.