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US v. Washington, No. 07-35062

In an action by an Indian tribe against another tribe seeking equitable apportionment of a shared fishery, the dismissal of the complaint is affirmed where the request for allocation was not permitted by the terms of the tribe's agreement.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted October 21, 2008

Filed July 13, 2009


Opinion by Judge Kleinfeld


For Appellants:

Douglas B. L. Endreson, Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson & Perry, LLP, Washington, DC

For Appellees:

Lauren P. Rasmussen, Law Offices of Lauren P. Rasmussen, PLLC, Seattle, WA