Osage Nation v. IrbyPetition for certiorari denied on June 27, 2011
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|10-537||10th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2010|
Issue: (1) Whether, in determining whether Congress "disestablished an Indian reservation," pursuant to Solem v. Bartlett (1984), courts are limited to the statutory text, legislative history, and views of the Executive Branch or can instead also consider other external indicia; and (2) whether the lower court properly ruled that a Native American tribe's reservation had been "disestablished."
Plain English Summary:
- Petition of the day (Conor McEvily)
Invited: February 22, 2011
Filed: May 27, 2011 (Deny)