Tag Archives: Navajo Nation

NYTs Article on Controversy over Navajo Fluency Requirement for Political Candidates

Here is “Presidential Candidate in Navajo Nation Protests a Language Requirement.“

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Domestic Violence Prevention Conference, Navajo Nation Museum

Domestic Violence Prevention Conference will be held in Window Rock, AZ at the Navajo Nation Museum, October 15 & 16, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Flier with more information: Domestic PVC 2014 Agenda: Oct 15 & 16-Draft Agenda

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Title VII Exemption for Tribal Preference in Employment`

Here is the opinion in EEOC v. Peabody Western Coal Co.: EEOC Opinion – 09-26-2014 The syllabus: The panel affirmed the district court’s summary judgment against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission with respect to its claim that Title VII of … Continue reading

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NPR Story on Cigarette Smoking Prevention Policies on Reservations

Here. Walking onto the gaming floor at the Twin Arrows Casino near Flagstaff, Ariz., is a sensory-rich experience, with winning bells and slot machine jingles a constant. But in addition to hearing the sounds of the gaming floor, visitors also … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Rejects Challenge to EPA Decision re Four Corners Power Plant at Navajo

Here is the opinion in WildEarth Guardians v. EPA. Briefs are here.

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Oral Argument Audio in EEOC v. Peabody Western Coal

Here. Briefs are here.

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Navajo Nation Comments on DOJ’s Proposed Indian Policy

Here: 2014-04-04 NN ltr to DOJ re Indian policy The DOJ draft and call for comments are here: 2013-11 DOJ draft principles for working with tribes 2014-02-11 DOJ DTL ltr re DOJ Indian policy

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D.C. Circuit Rules against Navajo Trust Breach Claims in Uranium Mining Contamination Case

Here is the opinion in El Paso Natural Gas Co. v. United States: CADC Opinion Briefs are here.

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LA Times Article about the Sorry State of Navajo Veterans Housing Situation

Here.

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Law Students from Michigan on Alternative Spring Break at Navajo Nation

Michigan State University and University of Michigan law students coordinated an alternative spring break to Navajo Nation through the leadership of MSU Law student Tamera Begay and U of M Law student Hunter Cox. MSU students are working at Navajo … Continue reading

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