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Tribal leaders hailed positive outcomes on tribal court jurisdiction, domestic violence and affirmative action.
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.
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.
Tribal leaders have been urging the Senate to fill the vacancy in order to avoid uncertainties.
President Russell Begaye said Indian Country deserves to see a full slate of justices on the highest court in the United States.
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.
President Barack Obama is reportedly close to announcing his pick for the nation's highest court.