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9th Circ. Won’t Revisit Tribes' Wash. Fishing Rights Row

Law360, New York (January 11, 2018, 7:59 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit on Wednesday declined a request by the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe and other native groups to revisit its decision that reversed a lower court and said the Lummi Nation did have the right to take fish in an area near Seattle under an 1855 treaty.

In a brief order, the appeals court panel denied the rehearing request and said “no judge has requested a vote on whether to rehear the matter en banc.” The order denies bids for a redo from the Port Gamble...
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Case Information

Case Title

Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, et al v. Lummi Nation

Case Number



Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

2890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

August 17, 2015

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