Tag Archives: Tribal Law and Order Act

New Scholarship on Federal Restrictions on Tribal Customary Law

Concetta Tsosie de Haro has posted “Federal Restrictions on Tribal Customary Law: The Importance of Tribal Customary Law in Tribal Courts.” The paper was published in the Tribal Law Journal. Here is the abstract: This article examines the adverse effects of federal … Continue reading

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United States Accepts Concurrent Jurisdiction Over Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe

Department of Justice Press Release here. The decision will take effect on Jan. 1, 2017.  Tribal, state and county prosecutors and law enforcement agencies will also continue to have criminal jurisdiction on the reservation. “We believe this decision – made … Continue reading

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Indian Country Investigation & Prosecutions Report to Congress

Link to DOJ report for 2014 here. Highlights: FBI’s CY 2014 statistics are similar to 2013. The majority of Indian country criminal investigations opened by the FBI were referred for prosecution. The majority of Indian country criminal cases opened by the USAOs … Continue reading

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Senate Indian Affairs Committee to Review TLOA

Hearing set for Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 2:15PM EST. Link to announcement here.

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NAICJA Board of Directors Unanimously Support AG and ILOC Reports

Resolution No. 2015-01 Resolution No. 2015-02 The National American Indian Court Judges Association are supporting the Indian Law and Order Commission’s November 2013 report entitled “A Roadmap for Making Native America Safer,” which “advocates for tribal justice systems to have … Continue reading

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE RELEASES SECOND REPORT TO CONGRESS ON INDIAN COUNTRY INVESTIGATIONS AND PROSECUTIONS

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE RELEASES SECOND REPORT TO CONGRESS ON INDIAN COUNTRY INVESTIGATIONS AND PROSECUTIONS   Report to Congress is Requirement under the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010   WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice released today its second … Continue reading

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Bureau of Prisons TLOA Final Report

Here: BOP TLOA Final Report

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Chehalis COA Decides Criminal Matter involving Tribal Law and Order Act

Here is the opinion in Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation v. Lyons. An excerpt: For the reasons set forth above, we hold that the trial court committed reversible error by admitting the Sexual Assault Report Form without providing the … Continue reading

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New Student Scholarship on the Tribal Law and Order Act

Seth J. Fortin has published “The Two-Tiered Program of the Tribal Law and Order Act” (PDF) in the UCLA Law Review Discourse. Here is the abstract: The Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 was intended to significantly expand the … Continue reading

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Eastern District of Michigan Ranks 6th in Charging Indian Country Criminal Cases

Here.

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