2014 Tribal Jurisdiction News Stories

Maine tribes seek authority to try domestic violence cases (Press Herald) 2/23/15

South Dakota tribes said to be interested in legal marijuana (Indianz) 12/22/14

New federal regulations to favor subsistence users, rural residents (Alaska Public Radio) 11/4/14

New law lets Pascua Yaqui charge non-Indians with domestic violence (Cronkite News) 10/15/14

Tribal fishing rights cases hit the 9th circuit (Courthouse News) 10/13/14

Supreme Court asks DOJ for views in Mississippi Choctaw case (Indianz) 10/6/14

9th Circuit: Not all tribal court convictions can be used as a basis for federal prosecution (Star Tribune) 10/1/14

Choctaw tribe asks US Supreme Court justices to pass on Dollar General case (Round House Talk) 8/29/14

Lac du Flambeau tribe and Vilas County open joint drug court (WTAQ News Talk) 8/20/14

Court: tribe's company must submit to arbitration on car exports (Daily Business Review) 8/20/14

Opinion: tribes need greater control of justice on reservations (Indianz) 8/18/14

North Dakota tribe wants fees from oil companies for wasting natural gas (Minneapolis Star-Tribune) 8/7/14

In rural villages, little law enforcement for Alaska Natives (Denver Post) 8/3/14

Francis on Maine commission report: tribe's complaints are justified (Indian Country Today) 7/20/14

Arizona tribe set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law (Washington Post) 4/18/14

Inside the pilot project that grants tribal authority over domestic violence cases (RH Reality Check) 4/16/14

Tribal court rules in favor of FMC tribal jurisdiction (Idaho State Journal) 4/15/14

Federal opinion bolsters Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's claims (Cape Cod Times) 3/19/14

Tribal judge works for Yurok-style justice (L.A. Times) 3/5/14

Prosecuting non?Native Americans (Al-Jazeera America) 2/22/14

For abused Native American women, new law provides a 'ray of hope' (North Country Public Radio) 2/20/14

Federal panel visits Arizona to discuss violence against reservation children (Cronkite News Online) 2/11/14

Native American tribes begin, for the first time, to prosecute non-Indian wife abusers (All Gov) 2/9/14

New law offers protection to abused Native American women (Washington Post) 2/8/14

Do tribal traditions have a role in Michigan courts? County receives grant to explore possibility of peacemaking court (Legal News) 2/6/14

Sentencing committee to hold hearing on VAWA reauthorization (Friends Committee on National Legislation) 2/3/14

Justice Department announces three tribes to implement special domestic violence criminal jurisdiction under VAWA 2013 (Department of Justice) 2/6/14

Strong interest in new peacemaking court in Washtenaw County (Michigan Radio) 2/3/14

Yakama's 'bittersweet' moment: Gaining some criminal jurisdiction (Indian Country Today) 1/29/14

Troy Eid on why tribes need control over their justice systems (Indian Country Today) 1/23/14

Indian Law and Order Commission: Shelving this report is a huge mistake (Indian Country Today) 1/22/14

The wild, wild north: Law & order scarce in rural Alaska (Indian Country Today) 1/22/14

Bill would have Nebraska recognize tribal rulings (SF Gate) 1/12/14

Opinion: Governor's claim doesn't jibe with Alaska's rape rate (Anchorage Daily News) 1/4/14

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