Jump to Navigation
Jump to Content

Quiet Title Act (QTA)

Kane County, Utah v. United States

The Tenth Circuit affirmed in part and reversed and remanded in part a lower court decision granting a Utah county rights-of-way over 12 roads that cross federal lands. The county sought to quiet title to 15 roads or road segments under...

Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians v. Patchak

The U.S. Supreme Court held that a property owner may proceed with his APA suit against the United States claiming that the Secretary of the Interior lacked authority under §465 of the Indian Reorganization Act to take title to land...

Alaska v. Babbitt

The court holds that a district court has jurisdiction under the Quiet Title Act (QTA) to review an Interior Board of Land Appeals' (IBLA's) decision that a Native American's claim for an allotment of land under the Native Allotment Act...

Hoefler v. Babbitt

The court holds that the Quiet Title Act does not require the Interior Board of Land Appeals (IBLA) to refer the determination of chain of title mining claims to the federal district court. Appellants claimed that the IBLA's failure to...