STATE v. WAKOLE

No. 77,330.

265 Kan. 53 (1998)

959 P.2d 882

STATE OF KANSAS, Appellee, v. PRISCILA A. WAKOLE, Appellant.

Supreme Court of Kansas.

Opinion filed May 29, 1998.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert D. Campbell, of Charles M. Tuley Law Office, P.A., of Atchison, argued the cause and was on the briefs for appellant.

John Michael Hale, special assistant attorney general, argued the cause, and M. J. Willoughby, assistant attorney general, and Carla J. Stovall, attorney general, were on the briefs for appellee.


The opinion of the court was delivered by

SIX, J.:

This case marks another chapter in the judicial dialogue between Native Americans and the State of Kansas. The challenging issue here questions the State's failure to apply the Kansas reciprocity statute, K.S.A. 8-138a, to a vehicle licensed by the Sac and Fox Indian Nation of Oklahoma (Sac and Fox). Priscila Wakole, a Native American, was convicted for driving a vehicle in Kansas bearing Sac and Fox license...

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