Supreme Court Denies Certiorari In Crow Tribe Water Compact Dispute
Mealey's (April 25, 2016, 11:54 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on April 25 declined to review a decision by the Montana Supreme Court affirming dismissal of objections lodged by members of the Crow Tribe to the Crow Tribe-Montana Water Rights Compact (Crow Allottees, et al. v. United States of America, et al., No. 15-779, U.S. Sup.).
Crow Tribe members who hold interests in former tribal land allotments objected to the Crow water compact, an agreement among the United States, the tribe and the State of Montana recognizing a...