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United States v. Navajo Nation

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-1410 Fed. Cir. Feb 23, 2009
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Apr 6, 2009 9-0 Scalia OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether the Court’s prior decision in United States v. Navajo Nation (2003) foreclosed a finding that the government breached fiduciary duties in connection with Indian coal lease amendments.

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Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia on April 6, 2009.

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