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US top court expands state power over Native land in Oklahoma

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

State can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land when victim is Native, Supreme Court rules.
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Supreme Court rules Oklahoma has criminal jurisdiction over non-Native Americans on tribal land

Supreme Court rules Oklahoma has criminal jurisdiction over non-Native Americans on tribal land

1 month ago   |   By WTAE

The Supreme Court has ruled that Oklahoma can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land when the victim is Native American.
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Justices limit 2020 ruling on tribal lands in Oklahoma

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that Oklahoma can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land when the victim is Native American.
The 5-4 decision cut back on the high court's ruling from 2020 that said a large chunk of eastern Oklahoma remains an American Indian reservation. The first decision left the state unable to prosecute Native Americans accused of crimes on tribal lands that include most of Tulsa, the state's second-largest city with a population of about 413,000.
A state court later ruled that the Supreme Court decision also stripped the...
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SCOTUS Limits 2020 Ruling On Tribal Lands In Oklahoma

SCOTUS Limits 2020 Ruling On Tribal Lands In Oklahoma

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Oklahoma can now prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land.
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