United States v. Washington

ELR Citation: 46 ELR 20115
No(s). 13-35474 (9th Cir. Jun 27, 2016)

The Ninth Circuit held that Washington state's management of barrier culverts, which allow streams to flow underneath roads, violated various Native American treaties from the 1850s and ordered the state to correct them. The "Stevens Treaties" were entered into in 1854-1855 between Native American t...