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Article • August 30, 2017 • from PLN September, 2017
American University Removes Statue of Imprisoned Native American Activist by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna American University, a private college in Washington, D.C., bowed to pressure from a federal law enforcement group and removed a statue of Native American activist and prisoner Leonard Peltier, who was convicted of the 1975 ...
Publication • 2017
Bureau of Justice Statistics - American Indian and Alaska Natives in Local Jails, 1999-2014, 2017 U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Bureau of Justice Statistics September 2017, NCJ 250652 Todd D. Minton, BJS Statistician Susan Brumbaugh and Harley Rohloff, RTI International A n estimated 10,400 American Indian and ...
Office of Inspector General Chides DOJ and Navajo Nation for Wasteful Prison Project by Derek Gilna The Department of Justice (DOJ) plan seemed straightforward: build two badly-needed correction facilities on the Navajo Nation to replace two obsolescent and overcrowded facilities. Over $70.5 million was allotted for this project, elaborate plans ...
Article • October 3, 2016 • from PLN October, 2016
Eleventh Circuit Upholds Alabama DOC Short Hair Policy Following Remand from Supreme Court by The Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) does not overcome the Alabama Department of Corrections’ (ADOC) “short hair policy” for prisoners, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals held. The ruling was issued on remand ...
Article • September 9, 2016
Tribal Police Accused of Brutality, Corruption on S. Dakota Reservation by The Trail of Tears goes on. It still winds its way through dilapidated villages on reservations across the United States, starved of resources and pockmarked by dysfunction. Nearly two centuries since indigenous Americans were uprooted and driven west, the ...
North Dakota Prisoner’s Parental Rights Terminated by The North Dakota Supreme Court upheld the termination of a prisoner’s parental rights. Before the court was the appeal of G. L., who argued a juvenile court erred by declaring him in default, finding that causes of the child’s deprivation were likely to ...
Publication • August 3, 2016
Jails in Indian Country 2000, DOJ BJS, 2001 U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Bureau of Justice Statistics Bulletin July 2001, NCJ 188156 Jails in Indian Country, 2000 By Todd D. Minton BJS Statistician On June 30, 2000, a total of 69 jails, confinement facilities, detention centers, or ...
Article • June 3, 2016 • from PLN June, 2016
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Finds DOC Violated RLUIPA, Prior Settlement Agreement by Derek Gilna Massachusetts state prisoners Randall Trapp and Robert Ferreira filed an amended complaint in Superior Court that accused the Department of Corrections (DOC) of violating a 2003 settlement agreement guaranteeing proper observance of Native American religious practices ...
Investigation into Complaints from Native American Inmates at Crossroads, MT DOC, 2009
Brief • April 22, 2016
Filed under: Native American
Limbaugh v. Thompson, AL, Expert Testimony - Sullivan, Native American Long Hair, 2008 %N 71111 lIlIIrral S'I'AftS Dl:8'I'IUC'I' C:OllR'I' FOR 'I'IIE IIl:DI)LE Dl:S1'I\:tC'l' or AI.UlIHA NOR'l1ll!llU'l Dl:v:tSl:ON JAHmS et .1., L~uua. P161nt1ffa, Y. CIVIL NO. ~.93-cv1404-WHA L!SL%E THOMPSON. et al" De£endIlACO. ~TTvr. I~VTrIM or v PkI50NRRI IP!!Jul-T'OWrLZ WIND CWW. et ...
Brief • April 22, 2016
Filed under: Native American
Limbaugh v. Thompson, AL, Expert Testimony - Angelone, Native American Long Hair, 2008 IN THE UNITED STATES DISlRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISlRIC OF ALABAMA NORTHERN DIVISION JAMES LIMBAUGH, et al., Plaintiffs, v. CIVIL NO. 2:93-cv1404-WHA LESLIE THOMPSON, et al., Defendants. NATIVE AMERICAN PRISONERS OF ALABAMA-TURTLE WIND CLAN, et al., ...
Brief • April 22, 2016
Filed under: Native American
Limbaugh v. Thompson, AL, Expert Testimony - Walker, Native American Long Hair, 2008 STATE OF COLORADO ) COUNTY OF BOULDER ) EXPERT REPORT OF DEWARD E. WALKER JR.. PH.D. 1. I was asked by Mark Sabel, attorney for the Plaintiffs in the case of Limbaugh v. Alabama DOC,93 :cv-1404-WHA, to ...
Brief • April 22, 2016
Filed under: Native American
Limbaugh v. Thompson, AL, Amicus Brief - Rluipa, Native American Long Hair Beard Growth, 2011 Case 2:93-cv-01404-WHA -CSC Document 523 Filed 04/08/11 Page 1 of 16 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA NORTHERN DIVISION James Morning Raven Limbaugh, et al., Plaintiffs, v. Civil No. 2:93-cv1404-WHA Leslie ...
Brief • April 22, 2016
Filed under: Native American
Limbaugh v. Thompson, AL, Order, Native American Long Hair, 2003 FILED IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAM~EP NORTHERN DIVISION JAMES LIMBAUGH, et aI., Plaintiffs, vs. LESLIE THOMPSON, et at, Defendants. NATIVE AMERICAN PRISONERS OF ALABAMA - TURTLE WIND CLAN, et aI., Plaintiffs, vs. STATE ...
Brief • April 22, 2016
Filed under: Native American
Limbaugh v. Thompson, AL, Statement of Interest, Native American Long Hair, 2011 Case 2:93-cv-01404-WHA -CSC Document 523 Filed 04/08/11 Page 1 of 16 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA NORTHERN DIVISION James Morning Raven Limbaugh, et al., Plaintiffs, v. Civil No. 2:93-cv1404-WHA Leslie Thompson, et al. ...
Publication • February 12, 2016
12. Self-determination, minority rights and treatment of those deprived of liberty, ICCPR Coalition Report To: Members of the U.N. Human Rights Committee From: Judge Claudia Morcom for the Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute and the International Association of Democratic Lawyers. Date: May 31, 2006 SUMMARY (with citations to paragraphs ¶¶ in ...
Publication • February 12, 2016
1. ICCPR Article 1, Self-Determination and Native Americans, ICCPR Coalition Report NGO Shadow Report ICCPR Article 1, Self-Determination and Native Americans T. Yvette Soutiere1 The United States has not expressed any reservations concerning Article 1 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and it is not addressed in ...
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Bjs Jails in Indian Country 2011 U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Bureau of Justice Statistics September 2012, NCJ 238978 Todd D. Minton, BJS Statistician A total of 2,239 inmates were confined in 80 Indian country jails at midyear 2011 (figure 1). The 5.7% increase from the 2,119 ...
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Oha Disparate Treatment of Native Hawaiians in Crim Justice 2010 The Disparate Treatment of Native Hawaiians in the Criminal Justice System Empowering Hawaiians, Strengthening Hawai‘i | oha.org Conceptual Theme for Report Sky father, Wäkea mated with Ho‘ohökükalani, his daughter with Papahänaumoku. Their first child is born ‘alu‘alu (still born) and ...
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Improving the Grant Management Process for Doj Tribal Grant Programs 2010 U.S. Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General Improving the Grant Management Process for Department of Justice Tribal Grant Programs January 2010 Introduction One of the priorities recently identified by Department of Justice (DOJ) leadership is supporting criminal ...
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