February 2022

Volume 54 Editorial Board

Congratulations to the members that were recently elected to join the Editorial Board of the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal! We are excited to have these students continue their commitment to scholarship as leaders of Volume 54 of the Journal. The Volume 54 Board’s masthead is below. Additionally, congratulations to all of our current staff …
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Rectifying Broken Treaties: McGirt v. Oklahoma, a Step Toward Natural Resource Sovereignty

In this Note, Thomas Siwula analyzes the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in McGirt v. Oklahoma, where the Court ruled that Congress had never divested the Muscogee Creek Nation’s reservation in eastern Oklahoma of its independent status. Siwula examines how the Court moved away from a historical analysis and toward a textual analysis of reservation divestment. …
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