Sauk-Suiattle appeal over fishing rights in the Skagit River


Today, mctlaw appellate attorney Jennifer Maglio appeared before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle on behalf of the Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe. She presented oral argument in the appeal of a sub-proceeding in U.S. v. Washington, the well-known treaty fishing rights case in the State of Washington. The Tribe’s appeal concerns whether the Tribe has treaty fishing rights in the Skagit River, which connects two other rivers where the Tribe has fishing rights recognized by all parties in the case.

You can watch the entire oral argument in the Ninth Circuit Court in Seattle in the link below. Scroll to 43:00 minutes.

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