Tag Archives: Navajo Nation

Ethel Branch: “Native tribes deserve respect for work on the Bears Ears Monument”

In The Hill, here.

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Federal Court Grants Rule 19 Dismissal in Challenge to Navajo Mine and Four Corners Power Plant

Here are the materials in Diné Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment v. Bureau of Indian Affairs (D. Ariz.): 50 Motion to Dismiss 56 US Opposition 57 Plaintiffs Opposition 61 Reply 64 DCT Order

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Federal Court Declines to Stay Mandate in Effort to Condemn Navajo Lands Saying Utility Loses Even if SCOTUS Reverses

Here are the materials in Public Service Company of New Mexico v. Approximately 15.49 Acres of Land in McKinley County (D.N.M.): 142 Motion to Confirm Stay Order 143 Response 145 Reply 147 DCT Order Prior posts here.

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Federal Court Holds US Govt. is “Owner” of Indian Trust Land under CERCLA for Liability Purposes

Here are the materials in El Paso Natural Gas Co. LLC v. United States (D. Ariz.): 130 El Paso Supplemental Brief 133 US Supplemental Brief 135 DCT Order Prior post on this case here.

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Federal Dismisses Contract Action under Rule 19 for Failure to Join Tuba City Regional Healthcare Corp.

Here are the materials in LDFS LLC v. IEC Group Incorporated (D. Ariz.): 11 Motion to Dismiss 12 Response 15 Reply 17 DCT Order

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Paul Spruhan on Litigation at Navajo

Paul Spruhan has posted “Guardians of Tribal Tradition: Litigation in the Navajo Nation” in Litigation, The Journal of ABA Section of Litigation.

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Tribal Comments on Bears Ears Monument

Here: 2017 07 10 Updated FR Monument Review – FINAL

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State Utility Petitions 10th Circuit for Rehearing En Banc

Download(PDF): Petition for Rehearing En Banc Link: Previous post in the matter of Public Service Company of N.M. v. Barboan et al

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Navajo Nation Office of the President Seeking Legal Intern

Office of Legal Counsel Office of the President and Vice President is seeking a summer legal intern.  Law students are preferred.  Those interested in applying should contact Karis Begaye, Legal Counsel in the Office of the President and Vice-President, at … Continue reading

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New Scholarship on Navajo Nation Car Buyers and the Subprime Lending Problem

Megan Horning has published “Border Town Bullies: The Bad Auto Deal and Subprime Lending Problem Among Navajo Nation Car Buyers” in the National Lawyers Guild Review: Horning Article

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