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Testimony on H.R. 1924, the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2009 Before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security United States House of Representatives, 111th Congress, 1st Session (December 10, 2009)
Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, 111th Congress
  • Barbara Creel, University of New Mexico - Main Campus
Document Type
Presentation
Publication Date
12-10-2009
Abstract
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. Tribal Law and Order Act 2009: Hearing on H.R. 1924 Before the Subcomm. on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, 111th Cong. (2009) (statement of Barbara Creel, Assistant Professor of Law, University of New Mexico School of Law).
Citation Information
Barbara Creel. "Testimony on H.R. 1924, the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2009 Before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security United States House of Representatives, 111th Congress, 1st Session (December 10, 2009)" Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, 111th Congress (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/barbara_creel/5/