• Supreme Court Deadlock Affirms Tribal Sovereignty

    Jun 28, 2016 | 15:20 pm

    The United States Supreme Court reached a 4-4 deadlock last Thursday in the case Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, heralding a victory for tribal sovereignty in the criminal justice system. Because of the tie, the Fifth Circuit[…]

  • Tribal Court Convictions Upheld by Supreme Court

    Jun 17, 2016 | 16:17 pm

    Two months ago, the case of United States v. Bryant went to the Supreme Court to challenge if tribal court convictions could be used in federal court for habitual offenders. To some, this case posed a potential threat in protecting[…]

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