Tag Archives: Navajo Nation

Job Posting: Navajo Nation Assistant Attorney General

Here The Navajo Nation Department of Justice is seeking an energetic and motivated Assistant Attorney General to manages a component “Tax and Finance Unit” The qualified applicant will provide legal advice and representation to various programs, departments and divisions of … Continue reading

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Unpublished California ICWA Notice Case and the Passive Voice

Opinion here. Court reversed termination and remanded for notice to Navajo Nation. Classic example of the passive voice here: The responsibility for compliance with ICWA falls squarely and affirmatively on the court and the Department. (Welf. & Inst.Code, § 224.3, … Continue reading

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NYTs Profile of Navajo Water Lady

Here is “On Parched Navajo Reservation, ‘Water Lady’ Brings Liquid Gold.” We just came back from the Navajo Reservation:

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New Mexico Supreme Court Determines that Parcel Three of Fort Wingate on the Navajo Nation Reservation is Not Indian Country

Here is the opinion in State v. Steven B.: NM SCT Opinion

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Ninth Circuit Rejects Habeas Petition of Navajo Man Sentenced to Death

Here is the opinion in United States v. Mitchell. Brief tk.

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Federal Court Dismisses American Indian Arts and Crafts Act Claim for Lack of Article III Standing

Here are the materials in Native American Arts v. Peter Stone Co. (N.D. Ill.): 250 Peter Stone Motion for Summary J on Standing 267 Peter Stone Motion for Summary J 271-1 Native American Arts Motion for Summary J 279 Native … Continue reading

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NPR on Climate Change at Navajo

Here is “Navajo Nation Witnesses Changing Landscape: Growing Sand Dunes.”

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Navajo Nation Department of Justice Job Posting

ATTORNEY POSITION LITIGATION AND EMPLOYMENT UNIT NAVAJO NATION DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE REISSUANCE May 20, 2015 The Navajo Nation Department of Justice is seeking an energetic and motivated attorney to work in the newly formed Litigation and Employment Unit. The qualified … Continue reading

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Kanji & Katzen Attorney Ethel Branch Named Attorney General of the Navajo Nation

It is with a mixture of great pride and sadness that Kanji & Katzen, PLLC, announces that Ethel Branch is leaving the firm to become the eleventh Attorney General of the Navajo Nation. Since joining the firm in 2012, Ethel … Continue reading

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Navajo Water Rights Attorney Job Postings

Water Rights Attorney Vacancy Announcement   The Navajo Nation Department of Justice – Water Rights Unit seeks two attorneys. Under the supervision of the Assistant Attorney General, attorneys in the Unit represent the Nation in multiple water rights adjudications pending in state and federal courts, … Continue reading

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