Tribal Leaders Call for Expanded Jurisdiction Over Non-Native Domestic Violence Offenders from RH Reality Check, 02/23/2016

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

img-icon-newsTribal leaders and advocates gathered in Washington, D.C., Tuesday to brief Congress on implementation of a provision in the 2013 Violence Against Women Act, which affirmed tribes’ ability to exercise special domestic violence criminal jurisdiction over non-Natives who commit domestic assault, or engage in dating violence, on tribal lands.

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