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On March 23, 2021 the Supreme Court heard oral argument in United States v. Cooley. The question before the court was  the lower courts erred in suppressing evidence on the theory that a police officer of an Indian tribe lacked authority to temporarily detain and search the respondent, Joshua James Cooley, a non-Indian, on a public right-of-way within a reservation based on a potential violation of state or federal law.

Anthony Ferate, Of Counsel at Spencer Fane LLP, joins us today to discuss this case's oral argument.