2021 Tribal Jurisdiction News Stories

Cherokee Nation detention costs jump from $37,000 to $800,000-plus (Cherokee Phoenix) 10/4/21

Cherokee Nation files 1,000th case in tribal court since McGirt ruling (KTUL) 6/8/21

Cherokee Nation working to deal with avalanche of McGirt cases (Tahlequah Daily Press) 4/29/21

Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals determines state lacks jurisdiction to prosecute man on death row under McGirt ruling (McAlester News-Capital) 3/11/21

Bill recognizes tribal jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders (Indianz) 3/9/21

Muscogee (Creek) Nation Court has seen criminal filings increase thirtyfold since McGirt ruling (Public Radio Tulsa) 1/27/21

United States Supreme Court decision confirms tribal jurisdiction over FMC Corporation (Indian Country Today) 1/12/21


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