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Gorsuch Provides Decisive 5th Vote In Case Interpreting Treaty With Indian Tribe

 

March 25, 2019



Every year, the Supreme Court hears dozens of cases, and while there will usually be a few blockbuster opinions, the majority garner little media attention. But these more obscure decisions can often illustrate something interesting, even unexpected, about one of the justices. And so it was on Tuesday with Justice Neil Gorsuch and a relatively obscure and underplayed Indian treaty case.

On this conservative court, Gorsuch has been one of the most conservative voices. But in cases involving Indian treaties and rights, he is most often counted among those sympathetic to Indian claims.

https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/704926048/gorsuch-provides-decisive-5th-vote-in-case-interpreting-treaty-with-indian-tribe?fbclid=IwAR02rA0EI6qUPbSYBfu2yojS-xZ7yU7GQfpQ8jBErqsC0ajpZB3WFhLcNSI

 

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