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Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-429 Okla. Crim. App. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether a state has authority to prosecute non-Indians who commit crimes against Indians in Indian country; and (2) whether McGirt v. Oklahoma should be overruled.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 17 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 21, 2021)
Sep 22 2021Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, State of Oklahoma
Oct 20 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 21, 2021 to November 22, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 21 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 22, 2021.
Oct 21 2021Brief amici curiae of Environmental Federation of Oklahoma, Inc., et al filed.
Oct 21 2021Brief amici curiae of Cities of Tulsa and Owasso, Oklahoma filed.
Oct 21 2021Brief amici curiae of Texas, et al.
Oct 21 2021Brief amici curiae of the Oklahoma District Attorneys Association, et al. filed.
Oct 29 2021Brief amicus curiae of Cherokee Nation filed.
Nov 15 2021Brief of respondent Victor Manuel Castro-Huerta in opposition filed.
Nov 16 2021Brief amicus curiae of Muscogee (Creek) Nation filed.
Nov 18 2021Brief amici curiae of Chickasaw Nation and Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma filed.
Nov 19 2021Application (21A168) to file reply brief in excess of word limits, submitted to Justice Gorsuch.
Nov 22 2021Response of Victor Manuel Castro-Huerta to application filed.
Nov 29 2021Application (21A168) denied by Justice Gorsuch.
Dec 08 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/7/2022.
Dec 08 2021Reply of petitioner Oklahoma filed. (Distributed)
Jan 10 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/14/2022.