Cherokee Nation Attorney General issues statement regarding Veronica Brown/OKSC ruling

This order, just like any other order from a foreign jurisdiction needs to be filed for domestication with the Cherokee Nation District Court.  There is a conflicting Cherokee Nation order concerning a Cherokee Nation citizen on Cherokee Nation land.  We are a sovereign nation with a valid and historic court system.  As Attorney General, I will require that our court system be honored and respected.  I took an oath when assuming this office to uphold the laws and constitution of the Cherokee Nation and the United States. Nowhere in that oath is it required that I defend the laws of South Carolina.
 
--Todd Hembree, Cherokee Nation Attorney General


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