United States v. Ramsey - 271 U.S. 467 (1926)


U.S. Supreme Court

United States v. Ramsey, 271 U.S. 467 (1926)

United States v. Ramsey

No. 1061

Argued April 22, 1926

Decided June 1, 1926

271 U.S. 467

Syllabus

1. The authority of the United States to punish crimes committed by or against tribal Indians in the "Indian country" (Rev.Stats. § 2145) in Oklahoma continued after the admission of that state as before. P. 271 U. S. 469.

2. The term "Indian country," within the meaning of § 2145, applies to a restricted Osage Indian allotment. P. 271 U. S. 470.

3. There is no difference in respect of the applicability of § 2145 between a "restricted" and a " trust " allotment. Id.

Reversed.

Error to a judgment of the district court sustaining a demurrer to an indictment.



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