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Safety for Indian Women: Implementing Title IX

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April 8, 2015
12:00 am


Safety for Indian Women:

Implementing Title IX of VAWA 2013

April 8, 2015
2:00 – 3:30pm EDT
Host: National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit
Presenter: Leslie A. Hagen; National Indian Country Training Coordinator, U.S. Department of Justice.
Ms. Hagen serves as the Department of Justice’s first National Indian Country Training Coordinator. In this position, she is responsible for planning, developing and coordinating training in a broad range of matters relating to the administration of justice in Indian Country. Previously, Hagen served as the Native American Issues Coordinator for the Executive Office for United States Attorneys. In that capacity, she served as EOUSA’s principal legal advisor on all matters pertaining to Native American issues, among other law enforcement program areas; provides management support to the United States Attorneys’ Offices (USAOs); and coordinates and resolves legal issues. Hagen is also a liaison and technical assistance provider to Justice Department components and the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee on Native American Issues. For her complete bio, clickHERE.
Description: Native American women suffer intimate partner violence at epidemic rates. Federal law enforcement may be hours away from reservation crime scenes and resources are stretched thin. Tribal police, prosecutors, and courts have had significant success in combating crimes of domestic violence committed by Indians in Indian country. But, without Congressional action, tribes lacked the authority to prosecute a non-Indian. Two new Acts, the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 (TLOA) and the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA 2013), have dramatically changed the legal authority of tribal courts and have provided federal prosecutors with new criminal offenses to use in the effort to hold abusers in Indian country accountable. This webinar will feature discussion on protection orders, TLOA, VAWA 2013 and ways communities can enhance the safety of Native American women.
Audience: Attorneys, Advocates, Law Enforcement and Court Personnel
Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credit for Attorneys: Please check with your state bar for CLE requirements and related fees. We will provide webinar materials and an attendance certificate (upon request) to those who are applying for CLE credit with their state bar.
Registration Details: There is no charge to register for this webinar. This webinar is open to OVW Grantees and the general public. A webinar is an online presentation requiring an internet connection. When connecting to the webinar, you must select one of the following options:
1. Teleconference (your standard long distance charges will apply)
2. VoIP (free audio through the internet; speakers are required)
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