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Ruling in ‘McGirt v. Oklahoma’ divides the state: A Commentary

  Steve Fair   On July 9, in ‘McGirt vs. Oklahoma’, the  U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that as pertaining to the Major Crimes Act, much of the eastern part of Oklahoma remains Native American reservations of the Five Civilized Tribes. They ruled the reservations were never disestablished by Congress as part of the Oklahoma […]

Hunter and five tribal leaders release ‘agreement in principle’ on state/tribal jurisdiction

  Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Mike Hunter and tribal leaders “collaborating after the ‘McGirt v. Oklahoma’ decision today” [Thursday, July 16] “released an agreement in principle for proposed federal legislation that will clarify respective state and tribal jurisdiction in both criminal and civil matters.” The attorney general’s office had not, […]

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