No. 21-429.

142 S.Ct. 2486 (2022)

597 U.S. 629

OKLAHOMA, Petitioner v. Victor Manuel CASTRO-HUERTA.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided June 29, 2022.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John M. O'Connor , Attorney General, Mithun Mansinghani , Solicitor General, Caroline Hunt , Jennifer Crabb , Assistant Attorneys General, Bryan Cleveland , Deputy Solicitor General, Office of the Oklahoma, Attorney General, Ryan Leonard , Edinger Leonard & Blakley, PLLC, Oklahoma City, OK, Kannon K. Shanmugam , Counsel of Record, William T. Marks , Yishai Schwartz , Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, Washington, DC, Jing Yan , Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, NY, for Petitioner.

Nicollette Brandt , Chad Johnson , Oklahoma Indigent Defense System, Norman, OK, David A. Strauss , Sarah M. Konsky Jenner & Block, Supreme Court and Appellate Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, IL, Zachary C. Schauf , Counsel of Record, Matthew S. Hellman , Leonard R. Powell , Allison M. Tjemsland , Victoria Hall-Palerm , Kelsey L. Stimple , Kevin J. Kennedy , Jenner & Block LLP, Washington, DC, for Respondent.

Kannon Shanmugam , Washington, DC, for Petitioner.

Zachary C. Schauf , Washington, DC, for Respondent.

Edwin S. Kneedler , Deputy Solicitor General, for the United States as amicus curiae, by special leave of the Court, in support of the respondent.

This case presents a jurisdictional question about the prosecution of crimes committed by non-Indians against Indians in Indian country: Under current federal law, does the Federal Government have exclusive jurisdiction to prosecute those crimes? Or do the Federal Government and the State...

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