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Jensen v. EXC Cert Petition

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Jensen Cert Petition

Questions presented:

1. Whether federal courts are free to ignore congressionally confirmed Indian treaty rights that impliedly reserve tribal jurisdiction over nonmember conduct within an Indian reservation, thereby effecting an impermissible judicial abrogation of those treaty rights.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Navajo Nation Supreme Court Chief Justice Herb Yazzie Statement re Retirement

Statement from Navajo Nation Chief Justice Herb Yazzie

“After forty years working in the legal profession for the DinĂ© and with thirty years working in Navajo Nation government, with a stint as Attorney General and more recently as Chief Justice, I will be retiring. 1,093 more words

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher