Upper Skagit Tribe v. Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, No. 07-35061 - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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Upper Skagit Tribe v. Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, No. 07-35061

In an action by an Indian tribe claiming that another tribe was fishing outside of its adjudicated grounds, summary judgment for plaintiff is reversed where an injunction issued earlier in the same case was properly interpreted to place the disputed fishing grounds in defendant's territory.

Read Upper Skagit Tribe v. Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, No. 07-35061

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted October 21, 2008

Filed August 6, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Kleinfeld

Counsel

For Appellant:

Michelle Hansen, Suquamish Tribe, Office of Tribal Attorney, Suquamish, WA

For Appellees:

Harold Chesnin, Office of the Tribal Attorney, Seattle, WA

Andrew H. Salter, Salter Joyce Ziker, PLLC, Seattle, WA