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File #: 20-086    Version: 1 Name: N/A
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/2/2020 In control: TRIBAL COUNCIL
On agenda: 12/15/2020 Final action: 1/19/2021
Enactment date: 1/11/2021 Enactment #: R-003-21
Title: A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF REX EARL STARR AS A SUPREME COURT JUSTICE OF THE CHEROKEE NATION
Sponsors: Rex Jordan, Canaan Duncan , Shawn Crittenden, Mike Shambaugh, Joe Byrd
Indexes: Appointed Officials, Boards and Commissions, Supreme Court
Code sections: N/A - Not Applicable
Attachments: 1. R-03-21.PDF

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A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF REX EARL STARR AS A SUPREME COURT JUSTICE OF THE CHEROKEE NATION

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WHEREAS, the Cherokee Nation since time immemorial has exercised the sovereign rights of self-government in behalf of the Cherokee people;

 

WHEREAS, the Cherokee Nation is a federally recognized Indian Nation with a historic and continual government to government relationship with the United States of America;

 

WHEREAS, Justices of the Supreme Court are authorized in Article VIII Section 1 of the Constitution of the Cherokee Nation;

 

WHEREAS, according to Article VIII Section 2 of the Constitution, the Justices shall be appointed by the Principal Chief and confirmed by the Council of the Cherokee Nation;

 

WHEREAS, the terms of office for the Justice of Seat one (1) of the Supreme Court expires December 31, 2020;

 

WHEREAS, the Principal Chief has appointed Rex Earl Starr as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the Cherokee Nation, Seat 1, to fulfill the duties of Justice as articulated in Article VIII of the Constitution;

 

WHEREAS, Rex Earl Starr is duly qualified to fill this position.

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CHEROKEE NATION, that Rex Earl Starr is hereby confirmed as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the Cherokee Nation, Seat 1, to fulfill the duties of Justice as specified in Article VIII of the Constitution of the Cherokee Nation for a term beginning January 1, 2021 and ending December 31, 2031.