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U.S. Supreme Court Rules that Interior Could Not Accept Parcel of Land in Trust for Use by Tribe Not Recognized when Indian Reorganization Act Was Enacted in 1934
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Carcieri v. Salazar, ___U.S.___
On February 24, 2009, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Secretary of the Interior lacked authority under the Indian Reorganization Act to take land in trust for a tribe that was not under federal jurisdiction at the time the act went into effect.
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Carcieri v. Salazar