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Historian Alexandra Stern Reflects on Landmark Ruling for Native Americans

Robert Cable July 24, 2020 The Supreme Court ruled that Oklahoma state authorities do not have the authority to prosecute criminal cases involving Native Americans on their tribal lands.

 

Earlier this month, the Supreme Court ruled that half of the state of Oklahoma is within sovereign Indian Country, a historic decision that brought Native Americans a hard-sought victory clarifying the status of their lands, one that could also have long-term impact on criminal justice.

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