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“Enforcement of Tribal Protection Orders in California”

Here:

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2017 US DOJ Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)

Meant to post this sooner, but the CTAS applications are up and due February 28th. These grants provide can support to tribal courts and tribal justice systems: In Fiscal Year 2010, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) launched the Coordinated Tribal … Continue reading

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VAWA Trial Advocacy Training at Eastern Band, Aug. 24-26

Agenda and registration here.

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VAWA Tribal Trial Advocacy Skills Training at Eastern Band Cherokee

EBC_VAWA_SaveTheDate August 24-26, 2016 Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation Cherokee, North Carolina The BIA Office of Justice Services and the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation present a free training for tribal judges, prosecutors, public defenders … Continue reading

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MSU/TICA VAWA Panel

Michelle Demmert, Fred Urbina, Tamera Begay    Conference attendees            

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Alaska Attorney General Publishes Opinion Regarding State Enforcement of Tribal Protection Orders

Link to full press release here  . Attorney General Craig Richards published a formal Attorney General Opinion today regarding whether state and local law enforcement can enforce a tribal protection order that has not been registered with the court system. The … Continue reading

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Law School Clinical Assistance Webinar on VAWA Enhanced Jurisdiction

Here. This webinar will focus on ways for law school clinics to provide assistance to tribes seeking to exercise the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) 2013 enhanced jurisdiction. Indian tribes now have the general authority to implement criminal jurisdiction over … Continue reading

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Seattle U.’s VAWA Panel

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

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Eastern Band Cherokee Hosts First Ever CVB Court in Indian Country

Full article here. Excerpts from the article: The Cherokee Tribal Court did something on Thursday, April 2 that no other court in Indian Country has ever done before – open a CVB (Central Violation Bureau) session.  In a special event … Continue reading

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House and Senate Repeal Alaska Exception (Section 910) of VAWA

Now it’s off to the President for his signature or veto: Senator Lisa Murkowski and Congressman Don Young today teamed up to make sure that Section 910 of the Violence Against Women Act was repealed. Through numerous conversations with their … Continue reading

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