Arizona court to hear appeal in Havasupai blood case
The Arizona Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear an appeal in the Havasupai Tribe misuse of blood lawsuit.

Tribal members agreed to submit blood samples for diabetes research. But the tribe sued Arizona Board of Regents, Arizona State University and the University of Arizona after discovering the samples were used for studies on migration, inbreeding and mental illness.

A judge dismissed the case but the Arizona Court of Appeals revived it last November. One of the parties asked the state Supreme Court to review the decision.

Get the Story:
High court to review Havasupai lawsuit ruling (AP 4/21)

Arizona Appeals Court Decision:
Havasupai Tribe v. Arizona Board of Regents (November 30, 2008)

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