High Court Hears Dispute Over Tolling For Tribe’s Funding Claims
(December 2, 2015, 10:36 AM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Native American tribe urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 1 to undo a September 2014 decision by the District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that the tribe failed to establish any extraordinary circumstance that prevented them from timely filing Indian Self-Determination Act (ISDA) claims under the Contract Disputes Act (CDA) of 1978 (Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin v. United States, et al., No. 14-510, U.S. Sup.).
(Transcript available. Document #96-151211-014T.)
According to Geoffrey D. Strommer, an attorney representing petitioner...