Senate Could Reaffirm Trust Land for Tribes

For the first time since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Carcieri v. Salazar, one chamber of Congress has passed a measure to restore certainty in Native nations’ sovereignty over their own land held in trust by the U.S. government. In this article, partner Robert Ward and associate Noah Gillespie discuss developments that could serve to...

For the first time since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Carcieri v. Salazar, one chamber of Congress has passed a measure to restore certainty in Native nations’ sovereignty over their own land held in trust by the U.S. government. In this article, partner Robert Ward and associate Noah Gillespie discuss developments that could serve to reaffirm Native land and allow long-delayed projects that benefit Native nations to resume.

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