Other sources of interest this week.
The Supreme Court ruled that states can prosecute non-Native Americans who commit crimes against Native Americans on tribal land in Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta. With this, comes concerns for the future of tribal sovereignty and jurisdictional autonomy in Indian Country. Matthew L.M. Fletcher
is a professor of law at the University of Michigan where he teaches federal Indian law, tribal law, Anishinaabe legal and political philosophy, constitutional law, federal courts, and ethics. He is the primary editor and author of Turtle Talk
, a law blog on American Indian law and policy.
Fletcher is a citizen of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.