Movie Screening: Tribal Justice and Lunch Discussion: Restorative Justice in Tribal Courts
Please Join Native American Law Student Association, The Office of Student Affairs, and the Lillian Goldman Law Library for two events on October 26th in honor of indigenous Peoples Day
Restorative Justice in Tribal Courts 12:10- 1:00 in room 129
Join us for a lunch discussion of tribal courts and their capacity to foster community, prevent incarceration, invest in youth, and restore traditional concepts of justice with Judge Abinanti, Chief Judge of the Yurok Tribal Court; Judge White, Chief Judge of the Quechan Tribal Court of the Fort Yuma Quechan Indian Tribe; and Anne Makepeace, director of the documentary Tribal Justice. Arepas will be served.
A Screening and Discussion of Tribal Justice 5:00- 7:00 pm in room 129
In Tribal Justice, two Native American judges –Abby Abinanti and Claudette White, both chief judges in their respective tribes - reach back to traditional concepts of justice in order to reduce incarceration rates, foster greater safety for their communities, and create a more positive future for their youth. These Judges are providing models of restorative justice that are working, addressing the root causes of crime.
Join us for a screening, dinner, and discussion with the Judges featured in the documentary and the film’s director: Judge Abinanti, Chief Judge of the Yurok Tribal Court; Judge White, Chief Judge of the Quechan Tribal Court of the Fort Yuma Quechan Indian Tribe; and Anne Makepeace, Director of the documentary Tribal Justice.