Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Wed, April 21

Judge Cathy J. Begay hearing scheduled
Public hearing scheduled July 28 in Shiprock, N.M.

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - The Judiciary Committee of the 21st Navajo Nation Council will conduct a hearing to evaluate the performance of Navajo Nation District Court Judge Cathy J. Begay.

Begay presided as judge at the Kayenta District Court in Kayenta, Ariz. and is currently a probationary judge at the Shiprock District Court in Shiprock, N.M.

The public hearing is scheduled at 10 a.m. on July 28 at the Natanii Nez Center in room 172(B) in Shiprock. The hearing is being conducted in accordance with the Hearing Rules adopted by the Judiciary Committee Resolution JCMY-02-09. The hearing is open to the public and members planning to participate in the hearing must submit written testimony by July 21-anonymous comments will not be accepted.

Written testimonials can be sent to: Kee Allen Begay Jr., Chairperson; Judiciary Committee of the Navajo Nation Council; P.O. Box 3390; Window Rock AZ 86515.

A copy of the public notice regarding the evaluation hearing and the hearing rules that govern the evaluation process is posted on the Office of the Speaker's Web site at and click on 'Downloads.'

For more information, contact Darlene Womochil at (928) 871-7254 or 7171.

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