The Hopi Tribe v. Navajo Nation (Bench Trials 1992)

Posted by David Deutsch

Four week trial in United States District Court, District of Arizona involving three separate cases consolidated for trial. These three cases were originally filed in 1979, and were handled by various law firms in Phoenix and in Washington, D.C. Zeitlin & Zeitlin was hired by the Navajos in 1990. The Hopi claims when Dale Zeitlin entered the case were for approximately $200,000,000. Prior to trial the Hopi claims were successfully reduced to approximately $63,000,000.

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