Neb. Tribe's High Court Win Doesn't Clinch Tax Power
Law360, New York (March 23, 2016, 10:42 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court handed a solid win to a Nebraska tribe Tuesday by ruling that a federal land act didn't reduce the size of its reservation, but suggested that enforcing the tribe's liquor tax or other regulations on non-Indians may run into a stiffer challenge.
In the court's unanimous opinion, Justice Clarence Thomas said the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska's reservation clearly hadn't been diminished by an 1882 federal law opening part of the land to settlement. While the state's worries that the tribe's newly asserted authority over the village of Pender would upset the expectations of its largely non-Indian population...
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