- Nov 20, 2019
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This will have a major impact on how criminal trials for some individuals are handle at the state level for Native Americans. Gorsuch sided with the liberal justices again in this opinion. This'll likely be in question plenty of past prosecutions already done at the state level.
Supreme Court rules broad swath of Oklahoma is Native American land for purposes of federal criminal law
The Supreme Court said Thursday that a large swath of eastern Oklahoma, including Tulsa, is Native American land for purposes of federal criminal law in a decision that the state argued could call into question thousands of state prosecutions for serious crimes.