Tag Archives: Navajo Nation v. United States

Navajo Sues Interior over Judiciary Funding

Here is the complaint in Navajo Nation v. United States (D.D.C.): 1 Complaint

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Navajo Sues Interior over Failure to Approve 638 Compact re: Tribal Judiciary

Here is the complaint in Navajo Nation v. United States (D. D.C.): 1 Complaint An excerpt: This is an action for declaratory and injunctive relief and money damages brought against the Department and the Secretary for Defendants’ violations of the … Continue reading

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Federal Circuit Dismisses Navajo Takings Claim as Time-Barred

Here is the opinion in Navajo Nation v. United States. An excerpt: The Navajo Nation appeals a judgment of the United States Court of Federal Claims denying its claim seeking damages for an alleged Fifth Amendment taking of its right … Continue reading

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Opening Materials in Navajo Fifth Amendment Takings Claim in Land Dispute

Here: Navajo Opening Brief – without Appendices Federal Court of Claims Opinions

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Indian Country Should Look at Federal Circuit Vacancies

BLT reports that numerous vacancies will be opening soon on the Federal Circuit, which the writers refer to as “patent-heavy.” That’s true, but the Circuit also hears a significant number of Indian law cases as well. For example, the Circuit … Continue reading

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