US v. Fiander — CA9 Reverses Dismissal of RICO Claims against Yakama Member

The Ninth Circuit held in U.S. v. Fiander that a Yakama tribal member who cannot be convicted of violating the Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act because of the “right to travel” provision of the Yakama treaty can still be prosecuted for conspiracy under RICO.

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[Fiander response brief unavailable]

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