Hearing on H.R. 1924, the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2009 Before the Subcommittee of Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security United States House of Representatives December 10, 2009
University of New Mexico School of Law
January 14, 2010
Professor Creel testifies that incarceration alone cannot address the problem of crime in Indian Country and advocates for additional funding and greater access to effective substance abuse treatment programs, education and job training, and culturally-based re-entry programs.
Creel's testimony also emphasizes that Native American defendants in tribal court should be afforded the right to counsel, including the right of court appointed counsel, and due process of law.
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Date posted: January 21, 2010
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