- Tenth Circuit Decides Seminole Indian Country Habeas Appeal (Effectively Reversing Oklahoma Criminal COA)
- Tribal Court Brief in Muscogee (Creek) Nation Tribal Court Jurisdiction Appeal
- Supreme Court Decides Arizona v. Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona -- Federal Law Preempts Arizona's Proof of Citizenship Voting Form
- New Scholarship on the "American Indian Child Welfare Crisis of the 1960s and 1970s"
- Appellant's Brief in Thlopthlocco Tribal Town v. Stidham
Tag Archives: Navajo Nation
On April 27, in an official visit to the United States, a United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights met with the Navajo Nation’s human rights experts and others in Flagstaff, Arizona. The Navajo representatives reported on two … Continue reading →
Here. Previous coverage here.
CHIEF LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL NAVAJO NATION OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL The Office of Legislative Counsel seeks to fill the Chief Legislative Counsel position to work with the Legislative Branch of the Navajo Nation Government. The Chief Legislative Counsel serves as legal … Continue reading →
Arizona COA Decides that Navajo Nation Elected Officials Not Eligible for State Unemployment Insurance
Here is the opinion in Robbins v. Arizona Dept. of Economic Security: Robbins v Ariz Dept Econ Sec Opinion We posted a brief from this case back on random brief day in February.
Here: Bayles article An excerpt: But a new dialogue may be in the wind. On February 15, Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly spoke fresh words at the opening of an impressive justice center in Tuba City: “We’re ready to have … Continue reading →
A small part of this case, but important nonetheless. Here are the materials in Kinlichee v. United States (D. Ariz.): Chinle District Court Order Validating Adoption DCT Order Denying US Motion to Dismiss DCT Order re Settlement Federal Motion to … Continue reading →
I think. The petition is a bit confusing. Here is the petition in Butler v. Montana: Butler v Montana Cert Petition Question presented (which tells us almost nothing): The question presented is whether the justice of the peace, presiding over … Continue reading →
New Mexico COA Reverses Parental Rights Termination in Case Involving Child Eligible for Navajo Membership
Here is the opinion in State, ex rel., Children, Youth, and Families Department v. Marsalee P. An excerpt: We examine in this appeal of a parental termination order circumstances that require the district court and Petitioner Children, Youth and Families … Continue reading →