United States v. State of California

Summarized by:

  • Court: United States Supreme Court
  • Area(s) of Law: Constitutional Law
  • Date Filed: December 15, 2014
  • Case #: No. 5 Orig.
  • Judge(s)/Court Below: Per Curiam
  • Full Text Opinion

The fifth supplemental decree of United States v. California pursuant to the Submerged Lands Act is granted.

This decision is the fifth supplemental decree of the United States Supreme Court redefining the federal-state boundary pursuant to the Submerged Lands Act of 1947 ("the Act"). This is a matter of original jurisdiction. The Act and decrees addresses the entitlement of the United States and The State of California to lands, and natural resources underlying the Pacific Ocean offshore of California. The purpose of this decree is to identify with greater particularity the boundary line between the submerged lands of California, and those of the United States. The joint motion for supplemental decree is granted.

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