Bloomberg Law
May 20, 2019, 2:19 PMUpdated: May 20, 2019, 7:02 PM

Gorsuch Joins Liberals in Win for Indian Tribe (2)

Jordan S. Rubin
Jordan S. Rubin

A member of an American Indian tribe won his U.S. Supreme Court case May 20 that was closely watched by tribes and states across the country as well as hunting, ranching, and wildlife groups.

Justice Neil M. Gorsuch joined the four Democratic-appointees in the 5-4 decision by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, finding the Crow tribe’s treaty hunting right that pre-dated Wyoming statehood still allows the tribe to hunt there today.

This is the second time this term Gorsuch has joined the more liberal bloc of the court in a win for an Indian tribe. His nomination to the high court was ...

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