LEGAL RESPONSE

Legal Response Focusing on Tribal Protection Orders

Initiative partners are available to provide training, technical assistance and resources designed to enhance victim services and assist tribal criminal justice systems to more effectively address victim safety and offender accountability including:

  • Effective responses to domestic violence and sexual assault across jurisdictions

  • Training on tribal protection orders including: drafting, enforcing and full faith and credit in Public Law 280 and non-Public Law 280 tribal nations

This webpage provides legal resources for tribes and their justice systems to increase their capacity to respond effectively to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. It includes tools for safety planning and tribal protection orders, as well as outreach and education. There are also resources to more effectively address victim safety and offender accountability. This web page also provides information on legal issues relevant to jurisdiction, as well as tribal court and justice system responses that are culturally specific and reflect best practices.

 

The following Legal Response Resources are included here:

Tribal Protection Orders

Discipline Specific Resources 

Tribal Legal Code Resources

Jurisdiction

Victims' Rights

Domestic Violence Dockets/Courts

DISCLAIMER

This project is supported by Grant No. 2017-TA-AX-K073, awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this document are those of the author and  do not necessarily reflect the view of  the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

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