10th Circuit Reverses Holding In Tribe’s Suit Seeking To Quiet Title

Mealey's (July 7, 2015, 11:34 AM EDT) -- DENVER — A panel of the 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on June 26 reversed and remanded to a lower court the Pueblo of Jemez’s suit against the United States seeking to quiet its allegedly unextinguished and continuing aboriginal title to the lands of the Valles Caldera National Preserve, saying the lower court erred in finding that a land grant provided a pre-1946 claim against the United States the tribe could have brought under the Indian Claims Commission Act (ICCA) (Pueblo of Jemez v. United...
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