Courthouse Steps Decision: McGirt v. Oklahoma

Friday, July 10, 2020
2:00 p.m.EDT

On July 9, the Supreme Court released its decision in McGirt v. Oklahoma. By a vote of 5-4, the judgment of the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals was reversed. Justice Gorsuch’s majority opinion was joined by Justices Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan.  The Chief Justice dissented, joined by Justices Alito and Kavanaugh, and by Justice Thomas except as to footnote 9.  Justice Thomas also filed a dissent. Our group of experts joins us to discuss the decisions and implications moving forward.


A.J. Ferate, Of Counsel, Spencer Fane LLP

Andy Lester, Partner, Spencer Fane LLP

Prof. Taiawagi “Tai” Helton, W. DeVier Pierson Professor of Law, University of Oklahoma College of Law

This call is open to the public – please dial 888-752-3232 to access the call.

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