Tag Archives: VAWA

Noojimo’iwewin: A VAWA and ICWA Training

Please join the Bay Mills Indian Community for this multi-disciplinary, tuition-free training geared toward child welfare and domestic violence advocates to implement effective service and advocacy strategies in cases involving child welfare, domestic violence, or both. Minnesota CLEs are available … Continue reading

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Washington State AG Opinion on WA’s Obligation to Enforce Tribal PPOs

Here. Dear Justices Owens and Madsen: By letter previously acknowledged, you have requested our opinion on two questions that I paraphrase as follows: 1. Does Washington have an obligation to enforce protection orders issued by the courts of other states … Continue reading

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VAWA Reauthorization 2018

The Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Bill has been introduced today in the House by Representative Sheila Jackson Lee. Full text of bill available Final–VAWA 2018 copy Press Release from Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee here In addition, the National Indigenous … Continue reading

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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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