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Law360 Quotes Michael Abrams on Eighth Circuit Decision Blocking Trial Court From Hearing Gas Flaring Suits

8/8/2019

Law360 quotes Michael Abrams on August 6 in its article, "Tribal Court Can't Hear Gas Flaring Suits, 8th Circuit Says." The Eighth Circuit upheld a decision blocking the Three Affiliated Tribes' court from handling tribe members' suits seeking royalties for the flaring of natural gas from oil wells on reservation lands, saying those claims arise under federal law and can't be heard in tribal court. Abrams represented Kodiak Oil & Gas in the matter.