Tag Archives: Pascua Yaqui Tribe
“First Non-Indian Jury Trial Conviction In Indian Country Prosecuted At Tucson, Arizona’s Pascua Yaqui Tribal Court”
Here. An excerpt: The Pascua Yaqui Tribe recognizes that its strength is family, and that the safety of victims of domestic violence must be ensured by immediate intervention. The protection of victim and defendant rights and due process are also … Continue reading →
Here are the postings for . . . . Attorney General Assistant Attorney General
Download(PDF): Job Announcement The Tiwahe Family Advocacy Coordinator is responsible for the planning, development, implementation, continuation, monitoring, and improvement of the Tiwahe Project under the Office of the Attorney General. The Tiwahe Project’s goal is to strengthen American Indian and … Continue reading →
Download comments here. The United States Sentencing Commission’s Tribal Issues Advisory Group visited the Reservation last week. The issue they were investigating was whether there was disparity between a tribal member sentenced in federal court, when compared to a similarly … Continue reading →
Link to details and registration form here. No charge for the seminar. Selected participants are responsible for their own airfare, accommodations, and meals. Child Welfare Evidence Training will be repeated in three other venues regionally in 2016, as organized by … Continue reading →
Link to description and announcement here.
Here’s a picture from Seattle University School of Law’s very inspiring VAWA Panel tonight. Left to right, the panelists were Molly Cohan, Sharon Jones Hayden, Alfred Urbina, and Ye-Ting Woo. Most of the handouts are here. Among the many things … Continue reading →
Here is “Indian tribes are retaking jurisdiction over domestic violence on their own land.”
Here. An excerpt: FRED URBINA: In 19 of our cases, we had 18 children involved; the average age being around 4 years old. Some of them were assaulted. A lot of times it was the children that were calling to … Continue reading →
Amazing work! Practical Guide to Implementing VAWA TLOA letter revision 3 Practical Guide VAWA CLE final version VAWA CLE v2 Many thanks for Fred Urbina for sending this around.