Grand River Enterprises Six Nations Cert Petition in Challenge to Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement

Here is the petition in Grand River Enterprises Six Nations Ltd. v. Oklahoma ex rel. Pruitt:

GRE Six Nations Cert Petition

And the questions presented:

1. Whether this Court’s precedents establish that the State of Oklahoma (along with 45 other States and various U.S. territories with similar statutes) can impose escrow obligations on certain cigarette manufacturers based partly on sales by Indian tribes to tribal members in Indian country.

2. Whether the Oklahoma Escrow Statute, as interpreted by the state courts in this case, violates federal law by imposing escrow obligations on certain cigarette manufacturers — including Indian-owned businesses operating on reservation lands mbased partly on sales by Indian tribes to tribal members in Indian country.

Update:

GRE v Oklahoma Cert Opp

GRE Six Nations Cert Reply

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