Tribes' reduced jurisdiction & Gorsuch's diminished influence over major Indian law
SCOTUS' Castro-Huerta ruling another wake-up call for tribal sovereignty.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court, in a decision that will have the most wide-ranging reverberations in Indian Country this term, today ruled that the state of Oklahoma could oversee matters of criminal jurisdiction over non-Indians on tribal lands. In short, it creates a whole new underpinning of…
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