Tag Archives: Muscogee (Creek) Nation

SCOTUS Orders Additional Briefing in Murphy Case

Here is the order. Background materials here.

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WaPo Op-Ed (Rebecca Nagle): “Half the land in Oklahoma could be returned to Native Americans. It should be.”

Here.

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Oral Argument Transcript in Carpenter v. Murphy

Here. Background materials on the case here.

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Atlantic Profile on the Murphy Case: “Who Owns Oklahoma?”

Here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Kialegee Jurisdiction Suit against Interior

Here are the materials in Kialegee Tribal Town v. Zinke (D.D.C.): 27 Amended Complaint 28-1 US Motion to Dismiss 30 Opposition 31 Reply 34 DCT Order

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Tenth Circuit Decides Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town v. United States

Here is the opinion in Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town v. United States. Briefs here.

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Background Materials in Carpenter v. Murphy (formerly Royal v. Murphy)

Tenth Circuit opinion: MURPHY v ROYAL OPINION Order Denying En Banc Petition [amended panel opinion] Here are the merits briefs: Joint Appendix 2018 09 24 US divided argument motion 2018 09 26 MCN Motion for Oral Argument Petitioner’s Briefs Petitioner’s Brief … Continue reading

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Updates in Free v. Dellinger

On July 25, 2018, the Northern District of Oklahoma granted motions to dismiss Free v. Dellinger, a dispute about gaming activities on land the Muscogee (Creek) Nation owns, for failure to exhaust tribal remedies. Please see below: 32 Opinion and … Continue reading

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Muscogee Creek Freedmen Groups Sues Interior, Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief

Here is the complaint in Muscogee Creek Indian Freedmen Band, Inc. v. Zinke (D.D.C.). From the press release: The Muscogee Creek Nation (“MNC”), with full knowledge and approval of the DOI, continues to deny so-called “Creek Freedmen” and their Descendants … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Grants Royal v. Murphy

Here is today’s order list. Here are the cert stage materials.

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