Supreme Court Review Of Water Compact With Crow Tribe Debated

(April 5, 2016, 2:06 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Montana’s top court correctly affirmed dismissal of objections lodged by members of the Crow Tribe to the Crow Tribe-Montana Water Rights Compact, so U.S. Supreme Court review of the case is not needed, the United States argues in a March 17 response to the objectors’ petition for writ of certiorari (Crow Allottees, et al. v. United States of America, et al., No. 15-779, U.S. Sup.; 2016 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 1203).

(United States’ opposition brief available. Document #96-160408-049B.)

Water Compact

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