This free five-part virtual learning series is hosted by the Tribal Youth Resource Center and Presented by the Hon. Pat Sekquaptewa. The course will provide a virtual learning experience to support the development or enhancement of Tribal juvenile justice codes, policy and procedures.
This is session four in the series. This session will survey the rights provisions and protections within the Model Indian Juvenile Code.
Participants will engage in and discuss evidence provisions and the implications of more clearly defining processes and procedures related to confessions, interrogations, and admissions.
The session will cover the potential for increased statutory rights for juveniles within a Tribal juvenile justice system (from the Indian Civil Rights Act to the Model Indian Juvenile Code provisions), as well as the right to counsel.