Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Justice Services
In an effort to ensure that justice in tribal forums is administered fairly and with the utmost integrity, the
Tribal Justice Support (TJS) Directorate is statutorily mandated to conduct tribal court assessments (25 U.S.C. 3612). The Tribal court assessment is intended to assist in defining specific technical assistance and training needs of Tribal courts.
Tribal Court Assessments: Essential Resources
The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, which also includes: The Bureau of Justice Statistics, The National Institute of Justice, The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, The Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office.
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