Federal Power Commission v. Tuscarora Indian Nation

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Federal Power Commission v. Tuscarora Indian Nation by Charles Evans Whittaker
Syllabus

Federal Power Commission v. Tuscarora Indian Nation, 362 U.S. 99 (1960), was a case decided by the United States Supreme Court which determined that the Federal Power Commission was authorized to take lands owned by the Tuscarora Indian tribe by eminent domain under the Federal Power Act for a hydroelectric power project, upon payment of just compensation. Excerpted from Federal Power Commission v. Tuscarora Indian Nation on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Court Documents

United States Supreme Court

362 U.S. 99

Federal Power Commission  v.  Tuscarora Indian Nation

 Argued: Dec. 7, 1959. --- Decided: March 7, 1960

See 362 U.S. 956, 80 S.Ct. 858.

J. Lee Rankin, Washington, D.C., Sol. Gen., for petitioner Federal power comm.

Mr. Thomas F. Moore, Jr., New York City, for petitioner Power Authority of New York.

Mr. Arthur Lazarus, Jr., Washington, D.C., for respondent.

Mr. Justice WHITTAKER delivered the opinion of the Court.

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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).