Thursday, 12 June 2014
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse-Tucson
6360 N Campbell Ave
Tucson, Arizona 85718
Alfred Urbina, Chief Prosecutor Pascua Yaqui
Amanda Lomayesva, Attorney General PYT
Fred Lomayesva, Prosecutor PYT
Implementation of Tribal Violence Against Women Act, Non-Indian Jurisdiction, Lawyers in Arizona working for Arizona tribes are on the front lines of protecting families and tribal communities. The panel shared the history of this recent legislation and challenges to implementation. Despite challenges, Pascua Yaqui has been able to begin protecting their tribal community with the new enforcement availability.
The Panel also discussed recent cases involving VAWA for tribes.