Tribal Justice

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Site Snapshot: Syracuse, New York

This snapshot spotlights current efforts to revitalize the Near Westside neighborhood of Syracuse, New York, with the help of the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation program. 

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Can Peacemaking Work Outside of Tribal Communities?

Can Peacemaking Work Outside of Tribal Communities?

 

Anna Jack, peacemaker administrator with the Colville Tribes, and  Brett Taylor of the Center for Court Innovation.Anna Jack, peacemaker administrator with the Colville Tribes, and Brett Taylor of the Center for Court Innovation.
Practitioners from Tribal and State Courts Express Enthusiasm for Testing the Approach in State Courts

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21st Century Indians: The Dilemma of Healing

By Carey N. Vicenti

An article examining the imposition of Western-style legal jurisprudence and “law” upon Native peoples. This article was originally published in the Journal of Court Innovation Special Issue on Tribal Justice.

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Book Review: Making Indian Law: The Hualapai Land Case and the Birth of Ethnohistory

By Christian McMillen

Reviewed by Aaron Arnold
This book review was originally published in the Journal of Court Innovation Special Issue on Tribal Justice.

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Full Faith and Credit and Cooperation Between State and Tribal Courts: Catching Up to the Law

Full Faith and Credit and Cooperation Between State and Tribal Courts: Catching Up to the Law

By Paul Stenzel

An article examining the extent to which four jurisdictions offer full faith and credit to tribal court judgments and the role their tribal-state judicial forums have in fostering cooperative relationships between tribal and state court systems. This article was originally published in the Journal of Court Innovation Special Issue on Tribal Justice.

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The State of Pretrial Release Decision-Making in Tribal Jurisdictions: Closing the Knowledge Gap

The State of Pretrial Release Decision-Making in Tribal Jurisdictions: Closing the Knowledge Gap

By John Clark

This study examines pretrial release decision-making practices in tribal courts by pulling together evidence from focus group and survey responses, as well as tribal case law. This article was originally published in the Fall 2009 Journal of Court Innovation Special Issue on Tribal Justice.

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Treaties, Tribal Courts, and Jurisdiction: The Treaty of Canandaigua and the Six Nations’ Sovereign Right to Exercise Criminal Jurisdiction

Treaties, Tribal Courts, and Jurisdiction: The Treaty of Canandaigua and the Six Nations’ Sovereign Right to Exercise Criminal Jurisdiction

By Carrie Garrow

An article exploring the potential uses of Indian nations’ inherent authority and treaties to exercise jurisdiction over non-Indian criminal offenders. This article was originally published in the Journal of Court Innovation Special Issue on Tribal Justice.

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Tribal Probation: An Overview for Tribal Court Judges

Tribal Probation: An Overview for Tribal Court Judges

By Kimberly A. Cobb and Tracy G. Mullins

This report provides critical information to tribal court judges about developing and sustaining effective community supervision programs. This article was originally published in the Fall 2009 Journal of Court Innovation Special Issue on Tribal Justice.

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