Justice Department Announces Three Tribes to Implement Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction under VAWA 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2014 WWW.JUSTICE.GOV AG (202) 514-2007 TTY (866) 544-5309 JUSTICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES THREE TRIBES TO IMPLEMENT SPECIAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CRIMINAL JURISDICTION UNDER VAWA 2013 Pilot Projects Allow Tribal Prosecution of Non-Indian Abusers For the First Time in More Than Three Decades WASHINGTON – Three American Indian tribes – the Pascua … Read more

Huffington Post: Violence Against Women Act: Eric Cantor, Joe Biden In Talks Amid Stalled Tribal Provision

Jennifer Bendery Posted: 12/06/2012 5:18 pm EST Updated: 12/06/2012 8:05 pm EST WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden is quietly working with House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) to try to pass an inclusive version of the Violence Against Women Act in the lame-duck Congress. And so far, sources tell HuffPost, Cantor is on board … Read more