This session will cover a history of juvenile justice system and related implications for modernization and revision of Tribal juvenile justice system law and policy.
The session will survey historic juvenile justice process, the development of contemporary youth rights as exhibited in the Model Indian Juvenile Code, and discuss adolescent brain development science as a compelling consideration for Tribal justice system innovation.
Course Presenter: The Hon. Pat Sekaquaptewa (Hopi), Alaska Native Studies and Rural Development, University of Alaska Fairbanks
This course is open to everyone interested in Tribal juvenile code/policy development.