North Dakota Flips Argument at Supreme Court in Seeking to Overturn Redistricting Win for MHA Nation

North Dakota Flips Argument at Supreme Court in Seeking to Overturn Redistricting Win for MHA Nation

To defend a challenge to a North Dakota State House subdistrict that the North Dakota Legislature approved in 2021, the the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara (“MHA”) Nation intervened as a defendant to support North Dakota.  After MHA Nation and the state successfully won summary judgment in the district court, North Dakota is now asking the Supreme Court to vacate the state’s (and the MHA Nation’s) win in the lower court.

Here is the jurisdictional statement from the Plaintiffs.

Here is MHA Nation’s Motion to Dismiss or Affirm.

And here is North Dakota’s Response.

Media coverage:

North Dakota changes course on tribal redistricting case, asks US Supreme Court to rule – InForum | Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo news, weather and sports

North Dakota’s 180-Degree Turn in Redistricting Case Sparks Outcry from MHA Nation | Currents (nativenewsonline.net)

More here.