Petitions of the day

The petitions of the day are:

17-1159

Issue: Whether—when the Supreme Court has instructed that only Congress may diminish the boundaries of an Indian reservation, and only when its intent is clear and plain—Congress evinced a clear and plain intent in the 1905 Act to diminish the Wind River Reservation by nearly two-thirds simply by using language of cession.

17-1164

Issue: Whether—when the Supreme Court has instructed that only Congress may diminish the boundaries of an Indian reservation, and only when its intent is clear and plain— Congress clearly intended in 1905 to diminish the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, home to the Eastern Shoshone Tribe.

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