Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Amici Curiae Brief
October 23, 2015

General information

The Partnership joined 103 tribal, local, regional and national organizations in a brief to inform the Supreme Court of the life and death importance of tribal sovereignty to the safety of Native women and children. A conclusion by the Supreme Court that the tribe does not have jurisdiction in the Dollar General Store case would close yet another possibility for justice for Native survivors and be a devastating blow to the inherent sovereignty of Indian tribes. Read more about the ruling here.