Native American Cases To Watch In 2020

Law360 (January 1, 2020, 12:04 PM EST) -- Early 2020 will bring Native American law practitioners a strong sense of deja vu, as they'll see the U.S. Supreme Court take its second shot at working out criminal jurisdiction on the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's historical reservation in Oklahoma and the full Fifth Circuit's retake of a constitutional challenge to the Indian Child Welfare Act.

Here's a look at those cases and more that attorneys will be keeping their eye on next year.

McGirt v. Oklahoma

Sharp v. Murphy

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a Seminole Nation of Oklahoma member's challenge to his Oklahoma state court convictions for child sexual...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!