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Navajo Nation leaders reflect on historic Supreme Court session
Navajo Nation leaders reflect on historic Supreme Court session (June 28, 2016)

Tribal leaders hailed positive outcomes on tribal court jurisdiction, domestic violence and affirmative action.


Donald Trump releases list of potential Supreme Court nominees
Donald Trump releases list of potential Supreme Court nominees (May 18, 2016)

Allison H. Eid doesn't have much of a record on Indian issues at the Colorado Supreme Court but her husband is well known for his advocacy efforts.


Supreme Court pick puts some Indian law cases on questionnaire
Supreme Court pick puts some Indian law cases on questionnaire (May 11, 2016)

Merrick Garland of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals participated in a contract support costs case that was decided by the U.S. Supreme Court in January.


Vacancy on Supreme Court already impacts high-profile cases
Vacancy on Supreme Court already impacts high-profile cases (March 30, 2016)

Tribal leaders have been urging the Senate to fill the vacancy in order to avoid uncertainties.


Leader of Navajo Nation pushes for action on Supreme Court pick
Leader of Navajo Nation pushes for action on Supreme Court pick (March 22, 2016)

President Russell Begaye said Indian Country deserves to see a full slate of justices on the highest court in the United States.


Chair of Sault Ste. Marie Tribe calls for action on court nominee
Chair of Sault Ste. Marie Tribe calls for action on court nominee (March 17, 2016)

Senate Republicans are refusing to consider Merrick Garland as Indian Country awaits decisions in cases that affect tribal courts, tribal jurisdiction and protections for Native women.


Supreme Court nominee comes with some Indian law experience
Supreme Court nominee comes with some Indian law experience (March 16, 2016)

Judge Merrick Garland has heard a number of big Indian law cases but didn't write the decisions in any of them.


Alaska Natives seek fair consideration of Supreme Court nominee
Alaska Natives seek fair consideration of Supreme Court nominee (March 14, 2016)

President Barack Obama is reportedly close to announcing his pick for the nation's highest court.