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Supreme Court set to resolve Indian Country case on second try


January 30, 2020

Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief David W. Hill delivers the State of the Nation address in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, on January 25, 2020. Photo: Muscogee (Creek) Nation Public Relations

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Get ready for round two. The nation's highest court continues to prepare for another reservation boundary case after failing to reach a decision in the last one.

In an order on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court appointed an attorney to represent an Indian inmate whose case should finally answer the questions the justices couldn't last year. Does the reservation of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation still exist and is it still Indian Country?


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