Cases by Issue - Indians

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Votesort icon
Choctaw Nation v. Oklahoma 41 10/22/1969 04/27/1970 Thurgood Marshall 4-3
Central Machinery Co. v. Arizona Tax Comm'n 78-1604 01/14/1980 06/27/1980 Thurgood Marshall 5-4
United States v. Mitchell 78-1756 12/03/1979 04/15/1980 Thurgood Marshall 5-3
Oklahoma Tax Commission v. Chickasaw Nation 94-771 04/24/1995 06/14/1995 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 5-4
Minnesota v. Mille Lacs Band of Chippewa Indians 97-1337 12/02/1998 03/24/1999 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
County Of Oneida v. Oneida Indian Nation 83-1065 10/01/1984 03/04/1985 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Mountain States Tel. & Tel. Co. v. Santa Ana 84-262 02/20/1985 06/10/1985 John Paul Stevens 5-3
Arizona v. California 8 ORIG 12/08/1982 03/30/1983 Byron R. White 5-3
Brendale v. Confederated Yakima Indian Nation 87-1622 01/10/1989 06/29/1989 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Idaho v. United States 00-189 04/23/2001 06/18/2001 David H. Souter 5-4
United States v. White Mt. Apache Tribe 01-1067 12/02/2002 03/04/2003 David H. Souter 5-4
Washington v. Fishing Vessel Assn. 77-983 02/28/1979 07/02/1979 John Paul Stevens 6-3
White Mountain Apache Tribe v. Bracker 78-1177 01/14/1980 06/27/1980 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Washington v. Confederated Tribes 78-630 10/09/1979 06/10/1980 Byron R. White 6-3
Decoteau v. District County Court 73-1148 12/16/1974 03/03/1975 Potter Stewart 6-3
Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. Kneip 75-562 01/12/1977 04/04/1977 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Keeble v. United States 72-5323 03/27/1973 05/29/1973 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Mescalero Apache Tribe v. Jones 71-738 12/12/1972 03/27/1973 Byron R. White 6-3
Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma v. Manufacturing Technologies, Inc. 96-1037 01/12/1998 05/26/1998 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-3
Oregon Fish & Wildlife Dept. v. Klamath Tribe 83-2148 02/27/1985 07/02/1985 John Paul Stevens 6-2
Montana v. Blackfeet Tribe 83-2161 01/15/1985 06/03/1985 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Rice v. Rehner 82-401 03/21/1983 07/01/1983 Sandra Day O'Connor 6-3
California v. Cabazon Band of Mission Indians 85-1708 12/09/1986 02/25/1987 Byron R. White 6-3
Ramah Navajo School Bd. v. Bureau Of Revenue 80-2162 04/28/1982 07/02/1982 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Three Affiliated Tribes v. Wold Engineering 84-1973 03/24/1986 06/16/1986 Sandra Day O'Connor 6-3
South Carolina v. Catawba Indian Tribe, Inc. 84-782 12/12/1985 06/02/1986 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Merrion v. Jicarilla Apache Tribe 80-11 03/30/1981 01/25/1982 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Montana v. United States 79-1128 12/03/1980 03/24/1981 Potter Stewart 6-3
Cotton Petroleum Corp. v. New Mexico 87-1327 11/30/1988 04/25/1989 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Mississippi Choctaw Indian Band v. Holyfield 87-980 01/11/1989 04/03/1989 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Menominee Tribe v. United States 187 01/22/1968 05/27/1968 William O. Douglas 6-2
United States v. Navajo Nation 01-1375 12/02/2002 03/04/2003 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 6-3
Washington v. Yakima Indian Nation 77-388 10/02/1978 01/16/1979 Potter Stewart 7-2
Antoine v. Washington 73-717 12/16/1974 02/19/1975 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Affiliated Ute Citizens v. United States 70-78 10/18/1971 04/24/1972 Harry A. Blackmun 7
Puyallup Tribe v. Washington Game Dept. 76-423 04/18/1977 06/23/1977 John Paul Stevens 7-2
Rice v. Cayetano 98-818 10/06/1999 02/23/2000 Anthony M. Kennedy 7-2
South Dakota v. Bourland, Individually And As Chairman Of The Cheyenne... 91-2051 03/02/1993 06/14/1993 Clarence Thomas 7-2
Hagen v. Utah 92-6281 11/02/1993 02/23/1994 Sandra Day O'Connor 7-2
Three Affiliated Tribes v. Wold Engineering 82-629 11/29/1983 05/29/1984 Harry A. Blackmun 7-2
Duro v. Reina 88-6546 11/29/1989 05/29/1990 Anthony M. Kennedy 7-2
Squire v. Capoeman 134 01/19/1956 04/23/1956 Earl Warren 7-1
Snohomish County v. Seattle Disposal Company 548 12/18/1967 7
Chickasaw Nation v. United States 00-507 10/02/2001 11/27/2001 Stephen G. Breyer 7-2
United States v. Lara 03-107 01/21/2004 04/19/2004 Stephen G. Breyer 7-2
Wagnon v. Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation 04-631 10/03/2005 12/06/2005 Clarence Thomas 7-2
United States v. Clarke 78-1693 01/15/1980 03/18/1980 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
Wilson v. Omaha Indian Tribe 78-160 03/21/1979 06/20/1979 Byron R. White 8
United States v. Sioux Nation of Indians 79-639 03/24/1980 06/30/1980 Harry A. Blackmun 8-1
Delaware Tribal Business Comm. v. Weeks 75-1301 11/10/1976 02/23/1977 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8-1