Shoshone Indian Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming v. United States

ELR Citation: 42 ELR 20011
No(s). 2010-5150 (Fed. Cir. Jan 9, 2012)

The Federal Circuit vacated and remanded a lower court decision dismissing Native American tribes' claim that the government unlawfully converted oil and gas leases on a reservation from one type of lease to another. The lower court dismissed the claims on statute of limitations grounds. The tri...