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Royal v. Murphy

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1107 10th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the 1866 territorial boundaries of the Creek Nation within the former Indian Territory of eastern Oklahoma constitute an “Indian reservation” today under 18 U.S.C. § 1151(a).

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Feb 06 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 9, 2018)
Feb 26 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 9, 2018 to April 9, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 28 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 9, 2018.
Mar 09 2018Brief amicus curiae of Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association filed.
Mar 09 2018Brief amici curiae of Environmental Federation of Oklahoma, Inc., et al. filed.
Mar 09 2018Brief amicus curiae of United States of America filed.
Apr 09 2018Brief of respondent Patrick Dwayne Murphy in opposition filed.
Apr 23 2018Reply of petitioner Terry Royal, Warden filed.
Apr 24 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
May 14 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/17/2018.
Term Snapshot