The U.S. Supreme Court's review of a challenge to tort claims brought against Dollar General Corp. in the Choctaw Nation's court will push the limits of the justices' willingness to recognize tribal court authority to exercise jurisdiction over and punish nontribal members.
Attorney James Meggesto said, "[The petitioners] are trying to suggest that tort cases involve personal injury and highly after-the-fact circumstances, and I think insidiously imply that tribal courts should be categorically barred from adjudicating tort claims because they can't do it."
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