Tribal Legal Advocacy Training Series: Tribal Law and Order Act
The Tribal Law and Order Act (TLOA) (P.L. 111-211, 124, Stat. 2258) is a law, signed into effect in 2010. The law allows tribal courts operating in Indian country to increase jail sentences in criminal cases. This was a major step toward improving enforcement and justice in Indian country. Before this law, tribal courts were limited in the length of jail sentences handed down. This podcast will give an introductory overview of TLOA and provide a few practical tips on enhanced sentencing.