Tag Archives: Navajo Nation v. San Juan County

Important Public Meeting Announcement in Navajo Nation v. San Juan County Case

Links: Public Meeting Announcement(PDF), previous posts The court will hold public meetings in Monticello and Bluff to receive public input on proposed preliminary County Commission and School Board election districts. Meeting Details: Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017 Time: 10:30 am … Continue reading

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Special Master Appointment in Navajo Nation v. San Juan County

On September 29, 2017, the Court in Navajo Nation v. San Juan County issued an order appointing Dr. Bernard Grofman, University of California, Irvine, to serve as Special Master and oversee redistricting of the County’s School Board and Commission election … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects San Juan County Remedial Maps, Orders Appointment of Special Master

Here is the order in Navajo Nation v. San Juan County (D. Utah): 397 DCT Opinion An excerpt: For the reasons below, San Juan County’s remedial plans fail to pass constitutional muster. Specifically, the court concludes race was the predominant factor … Continue reading

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Navajo Nation Prevails in Voting Rights Case against San Juan County

Here is the order in Navajo Nation v. San Juan County (D. Utah): 213 DCT Order An excerpt: The County’s redistricting decisions predominated by racial classifications violate the Equal Protection Clause because they are not narrowly tailored to serve a … Continue reading

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Navajo Nation’s Motion for Summary Judgment in Voting Rights Matter

Here is the pleading in Navajo Nation v. San Juan County (D. Utah): 298 NN Motion for Summary J Prior posts here and here.

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San Juan County Ordered To Create New School Board Election Districts by January 28th, 2016

Link to press release from Navajo Nation DOJ here. Previous posts about the case here. Excerpt: Leonard Gorman, Executive Director of the Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission, attended the status conference and said, “We are very pleased with how the hearing … Continue reading

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Navajo Prevails in Voting Rights Case

Here are the materials in Navajo Nation v. San Juan County (D. Utah): 173 Navajo Motion for Summary J – 4th Claim 182 Navajo Motion for Summary J – 2d Claim 183 Massey Expert Report 184 Ely Expert Report 184-1 … Continue reading

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Federal Court Denies San Juan County’s Motion to Dismiss Navajo Nation’s Voting Rights Case

Here are the materials in Navajo Nation v. San Juan County (D. Utah): 98 San Juan County Motion to Dismiss 99 Navajo Nation Motion for Partial Summary J — Fourth Claim 100 Navajo Nation Motion for Partial Summary J — Second … Continue reading

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News Article from High Country News on Navajo Nation v. San Juan County

Here. Previous coverage here.

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Update in Navajo v. San Juan County Voting Rights Case

Here is San Juan County’s answer and opposition to the motion for PI: Answer. Opposition. The complaint and motion for PI is here.

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