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Feds Return Cigarettes to Big Sandy Rancheria

From the court’s minute order:

MINUTES OF MOVANT’S MOTION FOR RETURN OF SEIZED PROPERTY PURSUANT TO FED.R.CR.PROC.419g)(Filed 04/17/15)[1][4]Motion Hearing held before Judge Christina A. Snyder: Hearing held and counsel are present. 76 more words

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Department of Justice Proposes Legislation to Empower Tribal Governments in Selecting Polling Places

Today the Department of Justice proposed legislation that would require states or localities whose territory includes part or all of an Indian reservation, an Alaska Native village, or other tribal lands to locate at least one polling place in a venue selected by the tribal government. 911 more words

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Ninth Circuit Rejects RFRA Challenge to Solar Project Near Indian Sacred Sites

Here is the unpublished opinion in La Cuna De Aztlan Sacred Sites Protection Circle Advisory Committee v. Dept. of Interior.

An excerpt:

We conclude that the record, which includes declarations submitted by the Plaintiffs that provide little more than conclusory statements and which have not shown where the alleged sacred sites are located at the Ivanpah Project site, is insufficient to support Plaintiffs’ claim that the loss of access to the limited area taken by the Ivanpah Project imposes a substantial burden.

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Navajo Nation Department of Justice Job Posting




REISSUANCE May 20, 2015

The Navajo Nation Department of Justice is seeking an energetic and motivated attorney to work in the newly formed Litigation and Employment Unit. 185 more words

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher