The U.S. Supreme Court case Washington v. United States may not have made big headlines. But it was an important and long-running dispute over Indian fishing rights, federalism and environmental issues that generated more than a dozen amicus curiae briefs.
On Monday, the court disposed of the case with two sentences: “The judgment is affirmed by an equally divided court. Justice Kennedy took no part in the decision of this case.”
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