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For the fourth consecutive year, Crowe & Dunlevy, along with attorney Cynda C. Ottaway, have received Band 1 rankings in the annual 2020 Chambers & Partners High Net Worth Guide. Continue reading Crowe & Dunlevy, Ottaway Named in High Net Worth Guide
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in McGirt v. Oklahoma declared that the Muscogee (Creek) Nation lands remain a Native American reservation, but could have broader state and tribal sovereignty implications. Indian Law & Gaming Practice Group Chair Mike McBride III… Continue reading Reservation Ruling Shows Gorsuch’s Tribal Rights Support
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… Continue reading AG, Tribes Reach Agreement on Jurisdictional Issues
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires that employers have written workplace safety plans to limit COVID-19 exposure. Labor & Employment Practice Group members Mary P. Snyder and Madalene A.B. Witterholt discuss the… Continue reading Workplace Safety Plans Must Address COVID-19
Since the beginning of the pandemic, the U.S. has seen more than 300 employer-based lawsuits related to COVID-19. Labor & Employment Practice Group member Madalene A.B. Witterholt provides a brief overview of lessons learned from two major lawsuits regarding employee COVID-19 protection at work. Continue reading What Can We Learn from Lawsuits Alleging Inadequate Protection Against Coronavirus?
In two separate opinions, the U.S. Supreme Court made favorable decisions of importance to faith-based institutions. The cases include Our Lady of Guadalupe v. Morrissey Berru and The Little Sisters of the Poor Saints Peter and Paul v. Pennsylvania. Both cases expand certain… Continue reading U.S. Supreme Court Expands Rights of Faith-Based Employers in Two Landmark Decisions
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling that Native American Indian reservations remain intact in eastern Oklahoma will affect how criminal cases are prosecuted, but may have little other immediate effects for Oklahomans. Jimmy K. Goodman, a member of the firm’s Indian… Continue reading No Sudden Impact: Beyond Criminal Matters, ‘McGirt’ to have Little Effect
Crowe & Dunlevy has named four law students as scholarship recipients of the firm’s Diversity Scholars Program. Continue reading Crowe & Dunlevy Announces Annual Diversity Scholars Program Recipients
The U.S. Supreme Court recently extended legal protections for employers seeking relief from legal requirements based on religious or moral grounds. Labor & Employment Practice Group member Madalene A.B. Witterholt discusses the intentions of the court’s ruling and the need… Continue reading SCOTUS Decisions Protect Religious Freedoms
The judgments in two criminal cases were vacated after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the state of Oklahoma lacked the authority to prosecute some Native Americans. Mike McBride III, chair of the firm’s Indian Law & Gaming Practice Group,… Continue reading Judgment Overturned for Second Convicted Killer in Wake of Creek Reservation Case