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CASE ENTRY

Navajo Nation v. San Juan County

San Juan County, Utah officials draw up three voting districts such that white residents predominate in two districts and Navajo residents (who make up 52% of the population) mostly all live in one district, all but guaranteeing two whites and one Navajo are elected to the three-member commission that governs the county. Tenth Circuit: Which violates the Equal Protection Clause and the Voting Rights Act.


Tags: 2019, Equal Protection, Tenth Circuit, Voting Rights Act

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