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This page was last updated on 07/12/2024
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Pueblo Pintado Circuit Court is closed until further notice. Pueblo Pintado Circuit Court services are available at Crownpoint District Court. Please call the Crownpoint Court at (505) 786-2072 if you have any questions.

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July 12, 2024: The Fiscal Year 2024 Third Quarterly Report of the Judicial Branch of the Navajo Nation is available through this link.

April 19, 2024: During her report to the Navajo Nation Council on Monday, April 15, 2024, Chief Justice JoAnn B. Jayne announced two new initiatives by the Hashkj Nahat' (Judicial Branch), including a judicial law clerkship program and an internship and externship program. The Branch is currently seeking applicants for both programs. Read more. Alse see Frequently Asked Questions for Judicial Law Clerkship Program (PDF), Judicial Clerkship Program Brochure and Internship/Externship Program and Internship/Externship Brochure.

April 2, 2020: Most Navajo Nation District Courts are accepting credit card payments for civil traffic fines through telephone. These payments can also be made by money order. Payments for other fines and fees must be made by money order. Window Rock Court, To'hajiilee Court and Alamo are only accepting money orders at this time until further notice. If you have any questions, please call the court.

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Supreme Court Opinions       

July 9, 2021:  Navajo Nation Division of Economic Development v. Dineh Benally. Opinion. SC-CV-18-20

For all opinions (2013 - present) for which no motions are pending, click here.

The Navajo Reporter, Volumes 1-9 are available for purchase. NOTE: Volume 4 is out of stock and not available at this time. Click here for more information.

Judicial Branch Newsletters

An archive of Judicial Branch newsletters may be found here.  

Hashkj Nahat' Bahane' - (June 10, 2024).  In this issue: Harvey named Peacemaking Program Coordinator, Justices meet with Associate Attorney General, Memorial Day photos.


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