Sharp v. Murphy

Decision Date09 July 2020
Docket NumberNo. 17-1107,17-1107
Citation207 L.Ed.2d 1043,140 S.Ct. 2412 (Mem)
Parties Tommy SHARP, Interim Warden, Petitioner v. Patrick Dwayne MURPHY
CourtU.S. Supreme Court

Per Curiam.

The judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is affirmed for the reasons stated in McGirt v. Oklahoma , ––– U.S. ––––, 140 S.Ct. 2452, ––– L.Ed.2d –––– (2020).

It is so ordered.

Justice GORSUCH took no part in the consideration or decision of this case.

Justice THOMAS and Justice ALITO dissent.

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