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High Court To Decide If Tribal Court Has Jurisdiction Over Claim Of Molestation

Mealey's (June 24, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on June 15 granted certiorari in Dollar General Corp.’s petition seeking to overturn the holdings of lower courts that a tribal court has jurisdiction over a boy’s claims that he was sexually molested by a store manager while he was interning at the store, which is on the reservation of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (Dollar General Corp., et al. v. The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, et al., No. 13-1496, U.S. Sup.).

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