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Montana SCT Affirms Constitutionality of CSKT Water Rights Compact

Here is the opinion in Flathead Joint Board of Control v. State. Briefs: Board brief State brief Tribe brief Board reply State reply

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Crow Allottees Challenge to Crow Water Compact Dismissed on Federal Immunity Grounds

Here are the materials in Crow Allottees Association v. Bureau of Indian Affairs (D. Mont.): 35 BIA Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings 38 Response 42 BIA Reply 59 DCT Order

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New Scholarship in Wyoming’s Big Horn River General Stream Adjudication

Jason Robison has posted his forthcoming paper, “Wyoming’s Big Horn General Stream Adjudication, 1977-2014,” on SSRN. It is forthcoming in the Wyoming Law Review. An excerpt: Aimed at addressing water rights in the State of Wyoming’s portion of the Wind/Big … Continue reading

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Federal Judge Awards Remaining Truckee River Water to Pyramid Lake Tribe

Here is the order in United States v. Orr Water Ditch Co. (D. Nev.): 1173 Motion to Modify 1512 DCT Order News coverage here.

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North Dakota Law Review Article on Missouri River Basin Compact

Jeffrey T. Matson has published “Interstate Water Compact Version 3.0: Missouri River Basin Compact Drafters Should Consider an Inter-Sovereign Approach to Accommodate Federal and Tribal Interests in Water Resources” in the North Dakota Law Review. The abstract: In the aftermath … Continue reading

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Winters Centennial Conference — Santa Anna Pueblo — June 9-12, 2008

THE WINTERS CENTENNIAL: WILL ITS COMMITMENT TO JUSTICE ENDURE? June 9-12, 2008 Hyatt Regency Tamaya — Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico The year 2008 marks the centennial of Winters v. United States, in which the Court formulated the reserved water … Continue reading

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