Nebraska: Court Must Find Omaha Reservation Boundaries Are Diminished

(December 1, 2015, 8:41 AM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Affirming rulings by three courts that more than 50,000 acres in Nebraska, including the town of Pender, are still part of the Omaha Indian Reservation, despite demographic and jurisdictional history to the contrary, “would seriously disrupt the justifiable expectations of the people living in the area,” the state and town tell the U.S. Supreme Court in their Nov. 16 brief on the merits (State of Nebraska, et al. v. Mitch Parker, et al., No. 14-1406, U.S. Sup.; 2015 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS...
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