Oklahoma Draws Criticism In Court Battles Over McGirt Cases


Tuesday, July 6th 2021, 12:53 pm
By: Chris Casteel, The Oklahoman


Approaching the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court affirming the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's reservation, state prosecutors have become much more aggressive in challenging the scope of the decision on criminal cases in eastern Oklahoma.

Read the full story at oklahoman.com.

This story is part of the Oklahoma Media Center’s Promised Land collaborative effort, which shows how the landmark McGirt v. Oklahoma decision will affect both tribal and non-Indigenous residents in the state.

It is a project of the Local Media Foundation with support from the Inasmuch Foundation, the Walton Family Foundation and the Democracy Fund. The print, digital and broadcast media partners include: CNHI Oklahoma, Cherokee PhoenixCurbside ChronicleThe FrontierGaylord NewsGriffin CommunicationsKFORKGOUKOSUThe Lawton ConstitutionMoore MonthlyMvskoke Media, the Native American Journalists AssociationNonDocThe O’CollyOklahoma City Free PressThe Oklahoma Eagle, Oklahoma GazetteThe OklahomanOklahoma WatchOsage NewsStateImpact OklahomaTulsa WorldTelemundo OklahomaUniversity of Oklahoma Student Media and Verified News Network.

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