Case Summary Citation
Navajo Nation v. United States Department of the Interior, No. CV-03-00507-PCT GMS, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 143801, 2019 WL 3997370 (D. Ariz. Aug. 23, 2019).
The Navajo Nation sued the United States government alleging the government breached its trust obligation over the allocation of water rights in the Colorado River Basin. On remand, the district court denied the Navajo Nation leave to file its third amended complaint for futility, holding that the general trust relationship was insufficient to support the Nation’s breach of trust claim.
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