Tag Archives: Navajo Nation v. San Juan County

New Materials in Navajo Nation v. San Juan County

Here: Doc. 447 Order Denying 444 Motion 1.11.18 Doc. 448, Judgment, Final, Jan 11, 2018. Doc. 449, Notice of Appeal, County 1.11.18

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Navajo Nation v. San Juan County Updated Materials

Here: 441 – memorandum decision and order 441 – memorandum decision and order – exA 441 – memorandum decision and order – exB 441 – memorandum decision and order – exC

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NYTs Profile of Indian Country Voting Rights Litigation

A must read! Here is “For Native Americans, a ‘Historic Moment’ on the Path to Power at the Ballot Box.”

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Special Master’s Final Report on Redistricting San Juan County

Here are the materials in the matter of Navajo Nation et al v. San Juan County et al, 12-cv-00039 (D. Utah): Final Report of Bernard Grofman, Special Master Link: Previous posts

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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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