Announcements from the Clerk's Office

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Foreign Visitors Monday, August 16, 2010 - 15:57

In conjunction with the United States Department of State and the Tucson Council for International Visitors,the Pascua Yaqui Tribal Courts will be hosting a forum for visitors from Colombia, Costa Rica, Canada, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti, Mexico and Paraguay on Friday, September 10, 2010 at 11:00 am.

We would like to formally welcome our guests and look forward to a lively discussion.

Foreign Visitors Friday, February 26, 2010 - 09:38

In conjunction with the United States Department of State and the Tucson Council for International Visitors,the Pascua Yaqui Tribal Courts will be hosting a forum for visitors from Chad, Guinea, Mali, Mozambique, Niger and Nigeria on Monday, March 1, 2010 at 11:00 am.

We would like to formally welcome our guests and look forward to a lively discussion.

 

Practice Directive no. 2/09 Wednesday, September 9, 2009 - 08:44

The Chief Justice for the Pascua Yaqui Court of Appeals (hereinafter "Chief Justice"), in his efforts to improve the efficiency and accessibility of the Court of Appeals, hereby issues Practice Directive no. 2/09 on the submission of proposed orders before the Pascua Yaqui Court of Appeals.

Any practitioner applying to the Court of Appeals for an order shall accompany their application with a proposed order.

 

The proposed order shall:

        -  include a header with the names of the parties and the case number; and,

        -  set forth the relief requested

The court and its judges are not bound by the proposed order and may issue findings of their own.

Only an order signed by a judge and issued by the court administrator shall have binding effects on the parties.

The full text of the practice directive is attached. Please contact the administrative attorney for the Court of Appeals if you have any question.

Practice Directive no. 1/09 Friday, September 4, 2009 - 11:49

The Chief Justice for the Pascua Y aqui Court of Appeals (hereinafter "Chief Justice"), in his efforts to improve the efficiency of the Court of Appeals and to promote its standing within the legal community of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, hereby issues Practice Directive no. 1/09 for the management of cases before the Pascua Yaqui Court of Appeals.

In response to a growing caseload before the Court of Appeals, and in order to decide cases in a timely manner and respect the parties right to due process, the Chief Justice may prioritize cases that have been on the docket for more than 4 months.

Additionally, the Chief Justice may assign cases that have been prioritized to specially appointed Associate Justices.

The appointment of such special Associate Justices is solely for the purpose of case management.

The full text of the practice directive is attached. Please contact the administrative attorney for the Court of Appeals if you have any question.

Filing Submission Guidelines Tuesday, June 30, 2009 - 16:36

Please submit all filings to the Court of Appeals in both paper and electronic format (email the Clerk of the Court of Appeals a PDF version of the filing; further, the PDF should be saved from your word processor and text readable, not scanned in as an image). Thanks you for your cooperation.

Court of Appeals Request Regarding Service of Process Tuesday, June 30, 2009 - 16:27

We are issuing this communication as a reminder to all practitioners that all filings with the Court should follow proper service of process procedures, with opposing counsel/parties served (generally by mail as well as electronically) and service of process certified to the Court upon filing.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Communications with the Court Tuesday, June 30, 2009 - 16:15

Practitioners are reminded that, while blog posts, forum discussions, and comments may be informal and relatively unfettered, official communications with the Court, including those within email filings, should be professional, clear, and courteous.

Thank you for your cooperation.