In 1994, Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”) as part of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. In doing so, Congress’ purpose was to provide sufficient and effective response to the increased rates of certain crimes associated with domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. 818 more words
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August 24-26, 2016
Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation Cherokee, North Carolina
The BIA Office of Justice Services and the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation present a free training for tribal judges, prosecutors, public defenders and tribal leaders in trial advocacy skills and the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Special Domestic Violence Jurisdiction over Non-Indians.