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Johnson v. Oklahoma

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-6098 Okla. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether a state has jurisdiction under the Major Crimes Act to prosecute an Indian offender for a crime committed within the historical boundaries of the Seminole Nation; and (2) whether petitioner’s jurisdictional claim is barred.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 15 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due October 25, 2018)
Nov 08 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/30/2018.
Nov 14 2018Response Requested. (Due December 14, 2018)
Dec 14 2018Brief of respondent Oklahoma in opposition filed.
Jan 03 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/18/2019.
Jan 09 2019Reply of petitioner Joe Johnson filed. (Distributed)
Feb 04 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/15/2019.
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