Supreme Court Appears to Favor Government in Indian Trust Fund Case

GreenWire: An American Indian tribe's efforts to win access to legal documents relating to the federal government's management of a tribal trust fund received a cool reception at the Supreme Court today. In a case that could affect other disputes over Indian trust fund management, a majority of justices appeared to favor the Interior Department, which has cited attorney-client privilege as its reason for withholding certain documents. The Jicarilla Apache Nation filed suit in 2002 claiming that assets......

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