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Arthur Lazarus Jr., who represented Sioux Nation in landmark Supreme Court case, dies at 92

Jul 31, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

Arthur Lazarus Jr., a Washington lawyer who represented Native American tribes for more than four decades, notably securing a landmark $106 million award for the Sioux Nation as part of its long fight for the Black Hills of South Dakota, died July 27 at a hospital in Washington. He was 92.

He had kidney and heart ailments, said his son Edward Lazarus, a lawyer and author who chronicled the Sioux case in a critically acclaimed book, "Black Hills White Justice" (1991).

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