May 11, 2020 · The other case the justices are hearing arguments in Monday is about whether a large swath of eastern Oklahoma, including most of Tulsa, remains Indian land that belongs to the Muscogee (Creek ...
Jul 09, 2020 · The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that about half of the land in Oklahoma is within an Indian reservation, a decision that will have major consequences for both past and future criminal and civil ...
Dec 22, 2019 · The majority opinion in Oliphant v. Suquamish Indian Tribe went on to note a previous Supreme Court ruling in "In re Mayfield," an 1891 ruling affirming the right of federal courts to try non-tribal members for crimes committed on Indian land. The Supreme Court went on to consider a number of prior precedents leading to its decision in Oliphant v.
Oklahoma Territory also had an elected supreme court, consisting of three justices. Jurisdiction by Kansas and Texas courts over Oklahoma Territory ended. The act also divided the Indian Territory into three judicial divisions.