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Ottawa Tribe of Okla. v. Logan, No. 08-3621

In an action by an Indian tribe seeking a declaration that the tribe retained the right to fish in a lake without government regulation, summary judgment for defendant is affirmed where any fishing rights the tribe may have reserved were abandoned when the tribe removed west of the Mississippi.

Read Ottawa Tribe of Okla. v. Logan, No. 08-3621

Appellate Information

Argued: March 5, 2009

Decided and Filed: August 18, 2009


Opinion by Judge Norris

Concurrence by Judge Cole


For Appellant:

Matthew C. Blickensderfer, Frost Brown Todd LLC, Cincinnati, OH

For Appellee:

Sharon A. Jennings, Office of the Ohio Attorney General, Columbus, OH