Arizona v. California

ELR Citation: ELR 20666
No(s). 8 Orig (U.S. Jun 19, 2000)

The U.S. Supreme Court holds that a Native American tribe's and U.S. claims to additional water rights from the Colorado River are not precluded by a previous Court decision or by a 1983 consent decree entered into by the United States and the tribe. The tribe's and the government's present claims a...