NCAI, Law Profs Back Tribes' Bid To Revisit Border Ruling

Law360, New York (July 19, 2017, 7:09 PM EDT) -- The National Congress of American Indians and a group of law professors have separately backed two Wyoming tribes’ bid to have the Tenth Circuit reconsider its ruling that their shared reservation had been diminished, saying that the ruling flies in the face of long-standing and recently reaffirmed U.S. Supreme Court precedent.

The Northern Arapaho tribe and the Eastern Shoshone tribe both filed petitions on July 10 urging the Tenth Circuit to rehear en banc a split circuit panel’s February ruling that the boundaries of the Wind River...
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