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Former judge sues Ute Tribe

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Larry Kee Yazzie was the Ute Indian Tribe's chief judge for a little more than a year. Now, he is suing his former employer for breach of contract. Yazzie, an Arizona attorney, claims the tribe's Business Committee improperly fired him because members of the governing body were upset with a sentence he had meted out in a criminal case. He said the victim in the case is related to a