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Tribal Law and Order Act

What About the 50.8 Percent?

Alex Palombo | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics
Alex Palombo

What this comes down to is this: Congress does not see women's protection from domestic violence as a high priority. There are more important things to argue about. This is not to belittle the country's fiscal problems; obviously those are high on the list and need to be dealt with.

Strengthening Our Commitment to Indian Country

Tom Perrelli | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics
Tom Perrelli

This week marks the one year anniversary of the Tribal Law & Order Act (TLOA), an historic piece of legislation signed into law by President Obama on July 29, 2010.

Feds: American Indian Tribes Proceed 'Cautiously' With New Crime-Fighting Authority

AP | By FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 09.27.2011 | Crime

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- A year after a federal law gave American Indian tribes more authority to combat crime on reservations, few have taken the steps to...

"Docs or Cops?" Domestic Violence Is a Public Health Issue in Indian Country

Mark Trahant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Trahant

It's trite to say, "everything is connected." It's a phrase that comes up in the context of family and the environment. When the subject is reservation violence, however, that same notion could be rewritten as a blunt question: Docs or cops?