D.C. Circuit Affirms Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish (Gun Lake) Band’s Trust Land Decision

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals held the Department of the Interior’s decision to place land into trust for the benefit of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians near Bradley, Michigan did not violate the National Environmental Protection Act nor did Section 5 of the Indian Reorganization Act constitute an unconstitutional delegation of legislative authority.

michgo-v-kempthorne

gun-lake-band-brief

Other briefs are here.