Tag Archives: Indian country voting rights

Split Eighth Circuit Panel Affirms Constitutionality of North Dakota Election Law Designed to Dilute the Indian Country Vote

Here is the opinion in Brakebill v. Jaeger. Materials and other coverage here.

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Tenth Circuit Affirms Navajo Nation v. San Juan County

Here is the opinion: 20190716 OPINION Briefs here.

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House Elections Subcommittee Field Hearing at Standing Rock

Here.

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NYTs: “Native Americans Score Historic Wins in Midterms After Years of Efforts”

Here.

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Federal Court Rejects Spirit Lake Tribe’s Voting Rights Effort

Here are the materials in Spirit Lake Tribe v. Jaeger (D. N.D.): 9 Motion for TRO Doc. 33 Order Denying Plaintiffs’ Motion for Temporary Restraining Order 2018.11.01 (00196925x9D7F5) Complaint here.

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News Profile of North Dakota Indian Country Voting Rights

Here is “Backlash over North Dakota voter ID law could rally Native Americans.”

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Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe Sues over Continuing Voting Rights Issues

Here is the complaint in Spirit Lake Tribe v. Jaeger (D. N.D.): doc-1-spirit-lake-v-jaeger-00196747x9d7f5.pdf

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Tristan Ahtone: “Democrats, Don’t Take Native American Voters for Granted”

From the New York Times, here.

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Slate: “North Dakota’s Voter ID Law Will Disenfranchise Thousands of Native Americans, Imperiling Heitkamp”

Here. More from Jezebel. And Above the Law.

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SCOTUS Refuses to Stay New Election Rules in North Dakota Voting Rights Act Matter . . .

Despite the fact that the primary has already been held under the other rules. Here is the order in Brakebill v. Jaeger, with the dissent by RBG and Kagan: 18A335 Brakebill v. Jaeger Prior posts here.

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