Supreme Court Cases Involving Oklahoma
The Tulsa Lawyers Chapter
Start : Wednesday, May 1, 2013 5:30 PM
End : Wednesday, May 1, 2013 7:00 PM
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Baxter's Interurban Grill
717 S Houston Ave
Tulsa, OK 74127
- Chad Smith, Former Principal Chief of the Cherokees
- Kevin Patrick, Shareholder; Patrick, Miller, Kropf & Noto
Chief Smith will discuss Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, in which the Court will decide whether a non-custodial (Oklahoma) parent may invoke the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 to block an adoption voluntarily and lawfully initiated by a non-Indian parent under state law.
Mr. Patrick will discuss Tarrant Regional Water District v. Hermann, in which the Court will decide whether a provision of a congressionally approved multi-state compact that is designed to ensure an equal share of water among the contracting states preempts protectionist Oklahoma laws that obstruct other states from accessing the water to which they are entitled by the compact.
5:30 p.m. - Reception
6:00 p.m. - Presentation
$10 for members
$15 for non-members
Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served and a cash bar will be available.