Monthly Archives: April 2015

Report: Courts sentence Indians to longer jail terms

Originally posted on The Lakota Law Project Report:
The U.S. Sentencing Commission is currently investigating the disproportionate incarceration of Native Americans in the U.S., particularly on reservations. The Tribal Issues Advisory Group–made up of 22 judges and law-enforcement officials, 11 of…

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Report: Courts sentence Indians to longer jail terms

The U.S. Sentencing Commission is currently investigating the disproportionate incarceration of Native Americans in the U.S., particularly on reservations.The Tribal Issues Advisory Group–made up of 22 judges and law-enforcement officials, 11 of which are Natives–will be spearheading this extensive federal … Continue reading

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