Supreme Court: Tribal police may detain non-Native Americans on reservation highways

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> A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that tribal police may detain non-Native Americans on highways running through their reservations, overturning an appeals court that said such powers were out of bounds absent an “apparent” crime. > > “To deny a tribal police officer authority to search and detain for a reasonable time any person he or she believes may commit or has committed a crime would make it difficult for tribes to protect themselves against ongoing threats,” Associate Justice Stephen Breyer wrote for the court.


This makes sense


Wow. A unanimous SCOTUS decision I agree with. Might be a good day to go look for unicorns.


This is a win for indigenous women.


How fucking shameful is it that we need SCOTUS to make this clear?