2019 Tribal Jurisdiction News Stories

The fix for Alaska's public safety crisis? Recognize tribal powers (Indian Country Today) 10/28/19

Lighthorse Police Department celebrates 15 years working together with area law enforcement (The Ada News) 10/24/19

The court cases shaping the future of tribal jurisdiction (Law 360) 9/15/19

Appeals court decision affirms tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians (Indianz) 8/29/19 (See Spurr v. Pope)

Hopi Tribe takes over law enforcement from federal agency (Navajo-Hopi Observer) 8/13/19

Spirit Lake Nation jurisdiction bill about to clear first hurdle in Congress (Indianz) 7/24/19 (See 116th Congress S.2159)

Feds: Cayuga Nation police can enforce laws inside reservation (The Auburn Citizen) 7/1/19

WA's top lawyer took a rare step to affirm tribal sovereignty--here's why that's a big deal (Crosscut) 6/5/19

Timbisha Shoshone tribe sues Dept of Interior over casino land application (The Daily Independent) 5/17/19

Fond du Lac Band kept in the dark about trail derailment on reservation (Indianz) 2/20/19

Swinomish lawsuit against BNSF headed to appeals court (GO Skagit) 1/24/19


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