Former Interior official seeks to avoid jail

Soraghan, Mike
June 2007
Hill;6/22/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 76, p6
The article offers information on the letter sent by Elouise Cobell urging the judge presiding J. Steven Griles' case to avoid prison or does community service for an industry group in the U.S. Elouise Cobell is a Blackfeet Indian who filed suit and accused the government of mismanaging $100 billion in oil, gas, timber and other royalties from their land. Griles pleaded guilty and admitted that he lied to the Senate Indian Affairs Committee about the access and influence on Indian casino issues.


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