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Criminal Jurisdiction in Indian Country

Summer Course

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