High Court Holds Oral Arguments In Omaha Reservation Boundary Case

Mealey's (January 20, 2016, 4:00 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nebraska Solicitor General James D. Smith told the U.S. Supreme Court Jan. 20 that because the state has governed 50,000 acres of the Omaha Indian Reservation that has an overwhelming non-Indian population and has not been under the jurisdiction of the tribe for more than a century, the Omaha reservation boundaries have been reduced under Supreme Court precedent and by de facto diminishment (State of Nebraska, et al. v. Mitch Parker, et al., No. 14-1406, U.S. Sup.).

(Argument transcript available. Document #96-160212-001T.)...
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