AG, Tribes Reach Agreement on Jurisdictional Issues

In response to the recent U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s original reservation boundaries were never legally disestablished, Oklahoma state and tribal leaders reached an agreement regarding a proposed federal law for the state to resume criminal jurisdiction within the historic boundaries. Indian Law & Gaming Practice Group Chair Mike McBride III discusses how the proposed legislation will impact jurisdictional understandings between the state, tribes and federal government. More.


Associated People:

Mike McBride III

Practice Area:

Indian Law & Gaming