Walter Lamar

While a patchwork of state laws have given marijuana quasi-legal status in 24 states, status on many tribal lands remains prohibited, or at best uncertain....

9/1/14
Charles Hobbs and Tim Seward

Late last year the Indian Law and Order Commission (“Commission”) released “A Roadmap for Making Native America Safer” (“Report”), with over 40 unanimous recommendations to make Indian country safer and more just for all U.S....

8/17/14
Rob Capriccioso
5/12/14
After decades of opposing Alaska Native tribal trust lands, the federal government is taking major steps to once again allow lands to be taken into trust for the 228 tribes in the ...
Rob Capriccioso
1/23/14
Troy Eid, a former U.S...
Tanya Lee
1/22/14
One place the Indian Law and Order Commission's report, "A Roadmap for Making Native America Safer," is not gathering dust is Alaska, where commissioners found rural Alaska Natives...
Tanya Lee
1/22/14
Radical, revolutionary, exceptional or just plain common sense are some of the terms used to describe "A Roadmap to Making Native America Safer," the result of two years' work by t...
Walter Lamar

Despite delays, shutdowns, underfunding and bureaucratic tangles, the bipartisan Indian Law and Order Commission has spent the past several years steadily gathering data on how to fix the dire public safety crisis that plagues tribal lands....

1/8/14
Rob Capriccioso
12/23/13
It’s been three years since the retirement of U.S. Sen...
Tanya H. Lee
10/23/13
Legal systems are never easy to navigate, as the U.S. vertical hierarchy of courts, jury options and appeals processes attest...
Tristan Ahtone
7/31/12
In 2010, Congress passed the Tribal Law and Order Act (TLOA)...

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