Tag Archives: Navajo Nation

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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Federal Court Orders More Briefing on Ownership Liability in CERCLA Suit Involving Navajo Reservation Uranium Mining

Here are the materials in El Paso Natural Gas Co. LLC v. United States (D. Ariz.): 114 Plaintiff Motion for Summary J 119 US Response 123 Reply 128 DCT Order An excerpt: Plaintiff El Paso Natural Gas Company brought suit … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Holds State Utility May Not Condemn Tribal Land

Here is the opinion in Public Service Company of New Mexico v. Barboan: Opinion Public Servic Company of New Mexico v. Barboan Briefs here. Link to previous posts: Public Service Co. of New Mexico v. Approximately 15.49 Acres of Land … Continue reading

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NYTs Profile of Energy Tribes and Trump Administration

Here is “Tribes That Live Off Coal Hold Tight to Trump’s Promises,”

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Federal Court Orders Exhaustion in Claims involving Interpretation of Navajo Insurance Law

Here are the materials in Progressive Advanced Insurance Company v. Worker (D. Ariz.): 11 Motion to Dismiss 15 Response 16 Reply 17 DCT Order An excerpt: The Court determines that the tribal courts of the Navajo Nation have a colorable or … Continue reading

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Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Navajo Nation Public Defender, Window Rock, AZ. Open until filled. Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Associate … Continue reading

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Navajo Nation Hosts First Public Safety Summit in 15 Years

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Navajo Tax Attorney Posting

Here: 2016-12-19-jva-tax-attorney-ontc    

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Navajo Nation RFP: Navajo-Hopi Land Settlement Act Appeals

Here (RFP for NHLSP Appeals): The Navajo Nation seeks outside counsel to represent it in federal appeals of benefit denials made by an independent federal commission.  Respondent will also provide coordination, consultation, advice, and recommendations on related pending suits.  Respondent … Continue reading

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