Oklahoma cities, others join in effort to overturn McGirt
October 24, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The cities of Tulsa and Owasso, state law enforcement and business groups and the states of Texas, Kansas, Louisiana and Nebraska have filed briefs supporting Oklahoma's request that the U.S. Supreme Court overturn its ruling that some tribal reservations were never disestablished.
The briefs briefs filed Thursday allege crimes such as domestic violence have not been prosecuted because of what is known as the McGirt decision.
Acting U.S. Attorney Clint Johnson in Tulsa and Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. dispute the claims.
"The U.S. Attorney's Offic...