No. 318.

315 U.S. 681 (1942)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided March 30, 1942.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Nathan R. Margold, with whom Solicitor General Fahy and Mr. Kenneth R.L. Simmons were on the brief, for appellant.

Mr. T.H. Little, Assistant Attorney General of the State of Washington, with whom Messrs. Smith Troy, Attorney General, and E.P. Donnelly were on the brief, for appellee.

Mr. I.H. Van Winkle, Attorney General. of Oregon, filed a brief on behalf of the State of Oregon, as amicus curiae, urging affirmance.

MR. JUSTICE BLACK delivered the opinion of the Court.

The appellant, Sampson Tulee, a member of the Yakima tribe of Indians, was convicted in the Superior Court for Klickitat County, Washington, on a charge of catching salmon with a net, without first having obtained a license as required by state law.1 The Supreme Court of Washington affirmed. 7 Wn.2d 124, 109 P.2d 280. The case is here on appeal under 237(a) of the Judicial Code, 28...

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