Tribal Council Candidates Blast DOI, Allege Election Fraud
Law360 (June 14, 2018, 3:57 PM EDT) -- Four Nooksack tribal council candidates who lost in a December special election filed suit on Wednesday in Washington federal court, alleging that the U.S. Department of the Interior did not properly oversee the election that they said was fraudulent and likely included ballot stuffing.
The suit is the latest in a long-running dispute over who runs the Nooksack tribe and has a say in tribal matters. Candidates Robert Doucette, Bernadine Roberts and others said that the federal government under the Trump administration abandoned its oversight responsibilities when it accepted the special election results despite allegations that rules were improperly changed and...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!