White Mountain Apache Tribe v. Bracker
Significance, Further Readings
White Mountain Apache Tribe
State of Arizona
That the state of Arizona could not impose taxes on a non-Indian logging company doing business with the White Mountain Apache Tribe on Fort Apache Reservation.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
Neil Vincent Wake, Michael J. Brown
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
Ian A. Macpherson
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, William J. Brennan, Jr., Warren E. Burger, Thurgood Marshall (writing for the Court), Lewis F. Powell, Jr., Byron R. White
William H. Rehnquist, John Paul Stevens, Potter Stewart
Date of Decision
27 June 1980
That the state taxes failed the federal preemption test regulating jurisdiction on Indian reservations among federal, state and tribal governments. The taxes therefore were invalid.
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