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    • Eleventh Circuit Affirms Inetianbor v. Cashcall

      Here is the opinion. An excerpt: This appeal arises out of a disagreement between Abraham Inetianbor, who borrowed money at a high interest rate, and CashCall, Inc., the servicer of Mr. Inetianbor’s loan. Mr. Inetianbor filed a lawsuit against CashCall, which then sought to compel arbitration based on the loan agreement.
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    • Update in Navajo Nation Election Dispute

      … Here is “Navajo Nation presidential candidate suffers setback after ruling” reporting that the Navajo President vetoed the bill that would have allowed Chris Deschene to remain on the ballot. Also, “Navajo Language Fluency Still a Requirement for Tribal Candidates.” On the motion for contempt (here), the Navajo Supreme Court’s website states…

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