Student Comment on Adam Walsh Act and Tribal Sovereignty

Brian Dimmer published “How Tribe and State Cooperative Agreements Can Save the Adam Walsh Act from Encroaching upon Tribal Sovereignty” in the Marquette Law Review. Here is an excerpt:

This Comment proposes that because the AWA threatens the tribal sovereignty of both non-Public Law 280 and Public Law 280 tribes, Congress should amend the AWA to require tribe and state cooperative agreements to carry out AWA sex offender registration and notification functions.