The Supreme Court Just Expanded States’ Power to Prosecute Crimes on Tribal Land – Mother Jones (Me: Hands off, it’s their land!)

Neil Gorsuch, who was joined by the three liberal justice in his dissent, wrote that when the Cherokee were exiled to Oklahoma, they were promised that they would be free from state interference. “Where this Court once stood firm, today it wilts,” Gorsuch wrote. “Where our predecessors refused to participate in one State’s unlawful power grab at the expense of the Cherokee, today’s Court accedes to another’s.”

Source: The Supreme Court Just Expanded States’ Power to Prosecute Crimes on Tribal Land – Mother Jones