Alaska’s Bid For Trail Ownership Mostly Barred By Immunity, 9th Circuit Says

Mealey's (March 15, 2016, 11:35 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on March 14 affirmed dismissal of Alaska’s quiet title and declaratory judgment claims but vacated dismissal of the state’s condemnation claim in a case involving a land dispute between Alaska and two Native Americans over ownership of rights of way for four public trails that cross the natives’ land (State of Alaska, et al. v. United States of America, et al., No. 14-35051, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 4647).

(Opinion available. Document #96-160408-006Z.)

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