Case Summary Citation

Denezpi v. U.S., No. 20-7622, 2021 U.S. LEXIS 5285 (October 18, 2021).


On February 22, the Supreme Court of the United States will decide the single issue of whether a Court of Indian Offenses constitutes a federal entity and, therefore, separate prosecutions in federal district court and a Court of Indian Offenses for the same act violates the Double Jeopardy Clause as prosecutions for the same offense.



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