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Arizona tribe set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law - The Washington Post

16.4.16

Arizona tribe set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law - The Washington Post: This time, the Yaqui police were armed with a new law that allows Indian tribes, which have their own justice system, to prosecute non-Indians. Instead of driving Lopez to the Circle K and telling him to leave the reservation, they arrested him.

Inside a sand-colored tribal courthouse set here amid the saguaro-dotted land of the Pascua Yaqui people, the law backed by the Obama administration and passed by Congress last year is facing its first critical test.


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