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BIA Announces Training Program for Tribal Court Personnel


On March 25, 2011, Bureau of Indian Affairs Director Michael S. Black announced that the BIA’s Office of Justice Services (OJS) has created a training program for tribal court judges, prosecutors, clerks and administrators in an effort to improve the administration of justice in Indian Country. The program was developed in collaboration with the University of New Mexico School of Law’s Institute of Public Law (IPL) and Southwest Indian Law Clinic (SILC) and the American Indian Law Center, Inc. (AILC) in Albuquerque, N.M. The 2011 training, which is being held in four sessions over three months, started March 15 at the Bureau’s National Indian Program Training Center in Albuquerque.        

See official news release here: /files/BIA-OJSTribalCourtTrainingPgm032511PR.pdf

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