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Sharp v. Murphy

U.S. Supreme Court
Jul 9, 2020
140 S. Ct. 2412 (2020)

Summary

concluding Congress showed no intent to diminish reservation in part because agreement provided tribe would receive uncertain amount of revenue based on future sales to non-Indian settlers of lots, not sum-certain payments to Creek Nation

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Opinion

No. 17-1107

07-09-2020

Tommy SHARP, Interim Warden, Petitioner v. Patrick Dwayne MURPHY


Per Curiam.

The judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is affirmed for the reasons stated in McGirt v. Oklahoma , ––– U.S. ––––, 140 S.Ct. 2452, ––– L.Ed.2d –––– (2020).

It is so ordered.

Justice GORSUCH took no part in the consideration or decision of this case.

Justice THOMAS and Justice ALITO dissent.


Summaries of

Sharp v. Murphy

U.S. Supreme Court
Jul 9, 2020
140 S. Ct. 2412 (2020)

concluding Congress showed no intent to diminish reservation in part because agreement provided tribe would receive uncertain amount of revenue based on future sales to non-Indian settlers of lots, not sum-certain payments to Creek Nation

Summary of this case from United States v. Smith
Case details for

Sharp v. Murphy

Case Details

Full title:Sharp v. Murphy

Court:U.S. Supreme Court

Date published: Jul 9, 2020

Citations

140 S. Ct. 2412 (2020)
207 L. Ed. 2d 1043

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