U.S. Departments of Justice & Interior Finalize Tribal Justice Plan

The U.S. Departments of Justice (DOJ) and Interior (DOI) have released the congressionally-mandated Long Term Plan to Build and Enhance Tribal Justice Systems, in accordance with sections 211, 241, and 244 of the Tribal Law and Order Act. DOJ and DOI were mandated by Congress to develop long-term plans to address incarceration in Indian Country and alternatives to incarceration.

You can access the official “Dear Tribal Leader” letter announcing the plan that was sent on Monday, August 8, 2011 and the Tribal Justice Plan at this web site.

National Congress of American Indians’ Tribal Law & Order Resource Center

You can read about the DOJ Bureau of Justice Assistance implementation of the Tribal Law and Order Act at this cite.

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One Response to U.S. Departments of Justice & Interior Finalize Tribal Justice Plan

  1. Tribal justice plan is definitely a positive move by the Federal government. The U.S. Departments of Justice and Interior have done this important job of framing the blue-print of the plan. But before framing a law, the government must talk to the tribal communities about this particular plan.

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