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Tribal Legal Code Resource: Juvenile Justice - Guide for Drafting or Revising Tribal Juvenile Delinquency and Status Offense Laws

NCJ Number
305691
Date Published
December 2022
Length
636 pages
Abstract

The Tribal Legal Code Resource: Guide for Drafting or Revising Tribal Juvenile Delinquency and Status Offense Laws (2022 Update) is designed to assist Tribal governments with creating, re-evaluating, and strengthening their juvenile codes. This resource was written and updated with the belief that Tribal governments are increasingly reassuming responsibility for their youth and are determined to ensure Native youth benefit from responsible guidance. Overall, it was developed to provide a starting point for Tribal governments to reference when drafting or revising statutory language pertaining to juvenile offenses.

Date Published: December 1, 2022