The Top Native American Rulings Of 2017: Midyear Report

Law360, New York (June 2, 2017, 6:18 PM EDT) -- From the U.S. Supreme Court's decision that the Mohegan Tribe's sovereign immunity didn't shield a tribe-employed limo driver from a lawsuit over an off-reservation car crash to the Tenth Circuit's finding that the U.S. Department of the Interior lacks authority to greenlight gaming procedures for the Pueblo of Pojoaque, there have been several rulings in 2017 that have made waves in Native American law.  

Here, Law360 recaps the most significant Native American decisions from the first half of 2017.

Lewis v. Clarke

In a greatly anticipated April ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the Connecticut Supreme Court's decision that Mohegan Tribal Gaming...

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