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Update in Navajo Nation Election Dispute

Here is “Navajo Nation presidential candidate suffers setback after ruling” reporting that the Navajo President vetoed the bill that would have allowed Chris Deschene to remain on… 121 more words

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Navajo Nation Supreme Court Decision in Tsosie v. Deschene

Opinion here.

Based on the foregoing, by majority decision, the Court hereby enters a Permanent Writ of Mandamus against the Respondents. Under its administrative duties to implement the Election Code, the NEA is ordered to comply with 11 N.N.C.

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Navajo Nation SCT Briefs and Materials in Tsosie v. Deschene


The Supreme Court has issued an Order of Dismissal in Tsosie and Whitethorne v. Deschene, No. SC-CV-68-14. The Notice of Appeal is available… 148 more words

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Christopher Chavis Guest Post on the Chris Deschene Election Qualifications Controversy at Navajo

Christopher Chavis is a 3L at MSU College of Law, and a member of the Lumbee Nation.

Like many other localities on the North American continent, the Navajo Nation is in the midst of an election year. 1,353 more words

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