The Cherokee Nation’s lawsuit is unlikely to be the last filed against the “big three,” as the opioid crisis sweeping the nation shows no signs of slowing down.
The Obama administration argued that Congress intended the deadlines for the lawsuits against the government to be firm and that the government should not leave itself open to old claims indefinitely.
Yonas Fikre, center, an American from Portland, Oregon, talks to media with his attorney Thomas Nelson, left, and Swedish lawyer Hans Bredberg, right, in Stockholm, Sweden, April 18, 2012. After a 2010 trip to visit family in Khartoum, Sudan, Fikre claims to have been detained and tortured. Under a new SCOTUS decision, it will be