United States, Tribe Seek Reinstatement Of Water Case, Judge’s Reassignment
(June 29, 2016, 11:40 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — The United States and the Walker River Paiute Tribe on June 15 told the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that a Nevada federal judge erred in dismissing their attempt to amend a 1936 decree concerning reserved water rights of the tribe (United States of America, et al. v. Walker River Irrigation District, et al., Nos. 15-6478 and 15-16479, 9th Cir.).
(United States brief available. Document #95-160721-008B.)
The appellants also ask the Ninth Circuit to order the case to be reassigned from Judge...