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High court: Deputy AG illegally practicing law


November 22, 2019

What was explained as an honest mistake the Navajo Nation Supreme Court considers unlawfully practicing law — and it could impact the deputy attorney general’s ability to practice law on Navajo.

A month after the Navajo Nation Council approved legislation appointing Kimberly Dutcher as Navajo Nation deputy attorney general, Dutcher went before the Supreme Court for a hearing about her signature on a petition exempting 36 attorneys employed by the Department of Justice from pro bono appointment as public defenders.


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