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Ninth Circuit decision raises new questions about Indian trust lands

India, USA - January 24 2014 On Tuesday, January 21, 2014, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decided Big Lagoon Rancheria v. California, a case involving the Big Lagoon…

Co-authors: Aaron J. Harkins , Michael K. Coddington, Kent E. Richey, Christiana M. Martenson.


Supreme Court decides Comcast Corp. v. Behrend

USA - March 27 2013 On March 27, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States decided Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, No. 11-864, holding that, in determining whether common…

Co-authors: Aaron D. Van Oort , Charles F. Webber .


Comcast Corp. v. Behrend—Supreme Court tightens class certification standards for proof of impact and damages

USA - March 27 2013 Today, in a much anticipated decision, the Supreme Court determined that lower federal courts may not certify a class action without assessing…

Co-authors: Jeffrey S. Roberts , Aaron D. Van Oort .


Supreme Court decides FTC v. Phoebe Putney Health System, Inc.

USA - February 19 2013 In 1941, Georgia enacted the Hospital Authorities Law, which authorized the state's counties and municipalities to create public entities called…

Co-authors: Kathy L. Osborn, Sarah C. Jenkins .


Supreme Court clears the way for a lawsuit over the federal government's land acquisition for the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians

USA - June 18 2012 On June 18, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court of the United States decided Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians v. Patchak and Salazar v. Patchak, 567 U.S. ___ (2012).

Co-authors: Aaron J. Harkins , Kent E. Richey, Leah R. Sixkiller.

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