Participatory Democracy, Equal Protection, Racial Justice - On February 25, 2016, The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee), DLA Piper, LLP, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the American Civil Liberties Union of Utah (ACLU of Utah) filed a lawsuit against San Juan County, Utah. The lawsuit, on behalf of the Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission, and seven members of the Navajo Nation, challenges the County’s decision to switch to a mail-only voting system, and designating the only location for in-person voting, that adversely impacts Navajo voters.
Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission v. San Juan County et al (2016)
- Press Release: Utah Navajo Plaintiffs Ask Court to Dismiss Baseless Counterclaim in Voting Rights Case (5/10/16)
- Press Release: Lawsuit Challenging San Juan County’s Mail-Only Electoral System Filed (2/26/16)
- COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF: Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission v. San Juan County et al (2/25/16)