Cobell v. Norton

ELR Citation: ELR 20502
No(s). 00-5081 (D.C. Cir. Feb 23, 2001)

The court affirms a district court holding that the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) breached its fiduciary duties to Individual Indian Money (IIM) trust account beneficiaries and, therefore, must conduct an accurate accounting. The Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 returned to tribal ownership...