No. 71-559.

409 U.S. 488 (1973)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided January 16, 1973.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Harry R. Sachse argued the cause for the United States. With him on the briefs were Solicitor General Griswold, Assistant Attorney General Frizzell, Raymond N. Zagone, and Jacques B. Gelin.

Frank Haze Burch argued the cause for respondents. With him on the brief was Daniel Cracchiolo.

Francis Gallagher filed a brief for the Montana Public Lands Council as amicus curiae urging affirmance.

MR. JUSTICE REHNQUIST delivered the opinion of the Court.

Respondents operated a large-scale "cow-calf" ranch near the confluence of the Big Sandy and Bill Williams Rivers in western Arizona. Their activities were conducted on lands consisting of 1,280 acres that they owned in fee simple (fee lands), 12,027 acres leased from the State of Arizona, and 31,461 acres of federal domain held under Taylor Grazing Act permits issued...

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