Tribal Criminal Law and Procedure

Summer Course
Course Number: LAW 595
Credits: 1

This course provides information about crime and criminal jurisdiction in Indian country. Topics include an overview of the law affecting criminal jurisdiction, some of the unique criminal problems affecting Indian country, the traditional methods of resolving unacceptable behavioral problems within tribal communities, and the evolution of current responses to crime. Following completion of the course, students should have a basic understanding of the foundational principles of Indian law, as well as a more fully developed understanding of crime and law enforcement in Indian country.