Navajo Nation To High Court: Tribal Courts Have Jurisdiction Over Claims

Mealey's (July 20, 2015, 1:12 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Enrolled members of the Navajo Nation who had family members injured or killed in a collision with a nonmember tour bus that occurred on a state highway on reservation lands on July 13 filed a petition for writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court, asking the court to overturn decisions finding that a tribal court lacked jurisdiction to hear an underlying wrongful death and personal injury complaint (Jamien Rae Jensen, et al. v. EXC Inc., et al., No. 15-64, U.S. Sup.; 2015...
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