Jurisdiction in Indian Country

Indian Country Criminal Jurisdiction Chart (October 2022). United States Attorney's Office, Western District of Oklahoma. See additional information on their Indian Country website.

Understanding tribal-state jurisdiction: State constitutions, PL 280, and enabling acts. Native American Rights Fund.

Tribal Implementation of VAWA: Resource Center for Implementing Tribal Provisions of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) National Congress of American Indians.

Tribal Legal Code Resource: Tribal Laws Implementing TLOA Enhanced Sentencing and VAWA Enhanced Jurisdiction. Tribal Law & Policy Institute.

Federal Delegation of Tribal Jurisdiction over Nonmembers - (Morisset, Schlosser, Homer, Jozwaik & McGaw). By Thomas P. Schlosser

Tribal civil judicial jurisdiction over nonmembers: a Practical guide for judges. Sarah Krakoff

Tribal Civil Jurisdiction Over Nonmembers - (Morisset, Schlosser, Homer, Jozwaik & McGaw). By Thomas P. Schlosser

Indian Country Criminal Jurisdiction - Guide to criminal jurisdiction in Public Law 280 and other states.

U.S. Dept. of Justice, Tribal Justice and Safety in Indian Country

The Violence Against Women Act - Title IX: Safety for Indian Women - Guide to VAWA published by the Tribal Court Clearinghouse / Tribal Law and Policy Institute.

See also our page on the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 for more information on tribal jurisdiction.

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