Chickasaw Tribe

Two years ago, the Supreme Court imposed a revolutionary ruling on the state of Oklahoma, and it’s still unraveling. In McGirt v. Oklahoma, and its companion case Sharp v. Murphy, the Supreme Court decreed that the Creek (Muscogee) Indian reservation had never been abolished and still exists. That understanding was expanded to declare that the […]

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The Supreme Court has ruled that the former Creek (Muscogee) land in Oklahoma is, at least for criminal law purposes, still tribal land. Where will this lead? There are many possible complications, and it could affect most of eastern Oklahoma. The majority opinion was written by Justice Neil Gorsuch, the dissent by Chief Justice John […]

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