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Cobell
Judge sets June 9 trial to resolve Cobell case


Judge James Robertson today scheduled a June 9 trial to resolve the Cobell trust fund case.

Robertson said the proceeding will last about two weeks. He said a decision on a remedy for the hundreds of thousands of Individual Indian Money (IIM) beneficiaries will be ready by the end of the summer.

The trial comes almost 12 years to the date the case was filed on June 10, 1996, by Elouise Cobell, a member of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana, and other Indian leaders.

Get the Story:
Judge Wants to Resolve Indian Lands Case (AP 3/5)

Court Decision:
Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law (January 30, 2008)

Final Briefs:
Cobell Brief: Conclusions of Law | Cobell Brief: Findings of Fact | DOJ Brief: Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law

Trial Transcripts:
Day 1 AM | Day 1 PM | Day 2 AM | Day 2 PM | Day 3 AM | Day 3 PM | Day 4 AM | Day 4 PM | Day 5 AM | Day 5 PM | Day 6 AM | Day 6 PM | Day 7 AM | Day 7 PM | Day 8 AM | Day 8 PM | Day 9 AM | Day 9 PM | Day 10 AM | Day 10 PM

Trial Order:
Cobell v. Kempthorne (April 20,2007)

Relevant Links:
Indian Trust: Cobell v. Kempthorne - http://www.indiantrust.com
Cobell v. Norton, Department of Justice - http://www.usdoj.gov/civil/cases/cobell/index.htm

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