2020 Tribal Jurisdiction News Stories

Why tribes should have the power to enforce strict Coronavirus policies (The Atlantic) 7/18/20

Appeals court: State retains authority over non-Native suspects, victims on Yakama reservation (Yakima Herald) 6/30/20 (See Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation v. Yakima County)

Kansas court rule on recognition of Tribal court judgments (Turtle Talk) 6/30/20

Oglala spokesman: Noem is putting lives at risk in checkpoint dispute (Argus Leader) 5/21/20

Lawmakers give final approval to bill restoring tribes' ability to prosecute domestic violence against Native women (Maine House Democrats) 3/17/20

Amid a crime wave on Yakama Reservation, confusion over a checkerboard of jurisdictions (The Seattle Times) 2/16/20


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