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Advocating for Victims' Rights in Tribal Courts
 
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I understand the fact that we have Native Americans and they are the first ones to land on our nation. But why do we not have more protection for them? Even though they are Native American it does not mean...
Joanna Slomiak
11/19/2012
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Elizabeth
02/21/2013
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Are there victim advocates associated with Tribal Courts? If so what is the greatest outcome for victims?
Ashley
11/19/2012
arrow icon I am a Legal Advocate who was hired by the Tribe. Part of m...
Lorinda C.
01/29/2014
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What kinds of "post-offense" care programs have been established for American Indian and Alaskan Native Children and how could they differ from other programs that are out there?
Chris Lizotte
11/19/2012
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I am a advocate and speaker on rape and child molestation. I have a Federal Law and Illinois Law called The Michelle Eppel Law. The law is helping men, women, and children federally. The Law is called The ...
michelle Eppel
09/21/2011
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Pam ONeil-Allen
11/20/2012
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When a women has suffer domestic violence and is illegal are they capabale of reciving help and for how long. I know that they can apply for a residency but what if the spouse is not citizen can she still ...
Letysanchez
03/22/2011
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Clarissa
05/17/2011
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Ninf
04/27/2011
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We are finding that when victim's go to tribal court for restraining order hearings, they are not being represented and the offender has an attorney. Recently, several victims were not granted ROs because...
Eleana
11/10/2010
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Jane Stewart
03/21/2012
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Dianne
11/10/2010
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END GUEST HOST SESSION - Thank you for participating in OVC's Web Forum Guest Host Series. We hope this discussion will help you better serve crime victims. Please continue to discuss this and other topics...
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11/10/2010
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Is it common practice for a perpetrators public defender to call the victim? The public denfender knows me and could go through me just as the prosecutor does. Two of the victims have been offended and rev...
Jackie
11/10/2010
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Dianne
11/10/2010
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Hi Dianne:Are you still on line? I wanted you to please contact me through this email address if possible. I am a Victims Advocate that works with hundreds of Survivors of Crimes. I have developed 15 pro...
Charlene
11/10/2010
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Dianne
11/10/2010
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Are there victim advocate programs for victims in the Tribal Courts? If not, what programs exist that are designed to assist victims during the court process?
Rebekah
11/10/2010
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Debi
09/13/2012
arrow icon Diane, what state and tribal program do you work with?
Jennifer
06/19/2012
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Dianne
11/10/2010
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To what extent have tribes or tribal courts adopted victims' rights comparable to state statutory and constitutional rights?
steve
11/10/2010
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Dianne
11/10/2010
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Is there a grant or TA available to apply for funding to draft children's codes and for planning a tribal court?
Liz Elgin DeR
11/10/2010
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Diane
07/09/2011
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Dianne
11/10/2010
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What are advantages/disadvantages to communicating with County and State court systems? I know an advantage for me would have been having access to records from other counties.
Tor
11/10/2010
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Dianne
11/10/2010
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Have you encountered any issues regarding obtaining and enforcing protective orders between tribal and nontribal jurisdictions? If so, do you have any suggestions for easing this burden for victims?
Carolina H.
11/10/2010
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Dianne
11/10/2010
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We'd like to be more knowledgable and educate our staff on tribal courts. Do you have any educational materials that explain the tribal court system and process as it may differ from a nontribal court?
Margot
11/10/2010
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Spring L.
11/10/2010
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Dianne
11/10/2010
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How do Tribal Victim Assistance Programs work in conjunction with State &/or Federal Victim Assistance Programs, specifically with regard to financial compensation for loss/damages?
Aisha
11/10/2010
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Dianne
11/10/2010
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Aisha
11/10/2010
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Dianne
11/10/2010
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How do Tribal Victim Assistance Programs work in conjunction with local service agencies,specifically with regard to coordinating advocacy efforts (for example, support during trial proceedings, identifyin...
Aisha
11/10/2010
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Dianne
11/10/2010
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