Arenas v. United States - 322 U.S. 419 (1944)
U.S. Supreme Court
Arenas v. United States, 322 U.S. 419 (1944)
Arenas v. United States
Argued March 6, 7, 1944
Decided May 22, 1944
322 U.S. 419
Upon the record in this case, which was a suit brought against the United States under the Act of August 15, 1894, by an Indian claiming, under the Mission Indian Act of 1891, as amended by the Act of March 2, 1917, a right to a trust patent to an allotment of lands which had long been in his possession and which had been considerably improved by him, but which allotment had not been
finally approved by the Secretary of the Interior, the Government was not entitled to summary judgment, but should be required to answer, and the cause should proceed to trial, findings, and judgment. P. 322 U. S. 433.
137 F.2d 199 reversed.
Certiorari, 320 U.S. 733, to review the affirmance of a summary judgment for the United States in a suit against it under a special jurisdictional act.