Free Market Evaluation - Send us your resume and we will give you free feedback
Glimmer of Hope for Law Schools and the Legal Industry
Glimmer of Hope for Law Schools and the Legal Industry
Australia’s Slater Gordon to Acquire Arm of Britain’s Quindell
Australia’s Slater Gordon to Acquire Arm of Britain’s Quindell
What is Changed by Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law?
What is Changed by Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law?
International Attorney Jobs: International Legal Jobs for Americans
International Attorney Jobs: International Legal Jobs for Americans
Your profile matches an open legal position. Apply now!
Legal Job Listings
Download PDF

Supreme Court To Hear Hawaiian Land Case View Count: 29

The Supreme Court has agreed to determine whether or not the state of Hawaii must reach an agreement with the native Hawaiian population before the state can sell 1.2 million acres of land.

The state is arguing that it has the authority to dispose of the land, representing more than a quarter of the Hawaiian Islands. But the state’s own Office of Hawaiian Affairs argues that the lands must be held until claims of native Hawaiians have been resolved.

The Hawaii Supreme Court agreed that the claims had to be resolved.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




Some legal analysts say a ruling against the state of Hawaii could set a precedent for other native populations to make claims to lands they once inhabited.

Via the Associated Press

Supreme Court To Hear Hawaiian Land Case by

Tagged: , , , , , ,

Posted by on February 25, 2009. Filed under Legal News,World News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

 

 

Job of the Day
Senior Litigation Attorney
USA-DE-Wilmington
ATTORNEY DOES NOT NEED TO BE DELAWARE BARRED: Wilmington office of Maron Marvel Bradley & Anderson LLC has an opening for a senior associate with 8+ years of civil litigation experience to work wit...


Apply now

Related Posts: