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Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. discusses the U.S. Supreme Court's Castro-Huerta ruling on MSNBC's Symone.
In April, Justice Neil Gorsuch asked his colleagues on the Supreme Court if they would “wilt today because of a social media campaign.” The case was Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta, in which the state of Oklahoma claimed it holds jurisdiction to prosecute certain...
NBC News: The Supreme Court gave states more power over tribal land. Tribes say that undermines their autonomy.
In a decision that stunned legal experts, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that state governments have the authority to prosecute certain cases on tribal lands, effectively undermining centuries of legal precedent by expanding the power of states. The court’s ruling...
Statement from Cherokee Nation Principal Chief on Supreme Court Decision in Oklahoma v. Castro Huerta
Tahlequah, OK – Following today’s United States Supreme Court decision in Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin, Jr. issued the following statement: “With today’s decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against legal precedent and the...