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Plains Commerce Bank v. Long Family Land & Cattle

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-411 8th Cir. Apr 14, 2008
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Jun 25, 2008 TBD Roberts OT 2007

Issue: Whether Indian tribes’ courts have authority to decide a civil lawsuit that involves business dealings between a company owned by a member of the tribe and a bank that owns land on a reservation, but itself is not owned by a tribal member.

Judgment: Reversed, in an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts on June 25, 2008.

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