The Southwest Center for Law and Policy

About Southwest Center for Law and Policy

The Southwest Center for Law and Policy (SWCLAP) is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization based in Tucson, Arizona. Since 2002, SWCLAP has been providing legal training and technical assistance, on a national level, to OVW grantees serving American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) victims of sexual and domestic violence, stalking, elder abuse, teen dating violence, firearms violence, and abuse of persons with disabilities.

 
August 19th- 20th, 2014
Albuquerque Mew Mexico
 
Testifying As A Domestic Violence
Witness & Expert Witness
In Tribal, State & Federal Courts
 
This FREE 

Office on Violence Against Women 

training provides participants with the skills necessary to deliver effective testimony on domestic violence in tribal, state and federal courts. 

 

All course work is taught by Indian Country legal, advocacy, and criminal justice experts and includes interactive, hands-on, skills based training conducted in small group settings.  

  • Master the techniques of effective, persuasive courtroom testimony. 

  • Utilize your expertise on domestic violence to qualify and testify as an expert witness in tribal, state, and federal courts. 
  • Develop a professional CV and resume. 
  • Become a powerful force in promoting justice for battered American Indian/Alaska Native women and children!  
This training is full and registration has closed. 
We look forward to seeing everyone in Albuquerque,
See you soon!
Questions? contact Arlene O'Brien at (520) 623-8192
obrien@swclap.org
 
 

 

SWCLAP is the parent organization of the:

Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations, Services, Training, Access, and Resources- SAFESTAR
National Tribal Trial College - NTTC
The National Indian Country Clearinghouse on Sexual Assault - NICCSA
SWCLAP works with the Office on Violence Against Women to develop and deliver three annual two-day new grantee orientation conferences for award recipients of OVW’s CTAS funding.
 

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New Publications from Southwest Center For Law And Policy:

Tribal Law Enforcement Protocol Resources: Sexual Assault

Prosecutor Sexual Assault Protocol: Resource Guide for Drafting or Revising Tribal Prosecutor Protocols on Responding to Sexual Assault
Creative Civil Remedies Against Non-Indian Offenders In Indian Country
Sex Offender Registration And Notification In Indian Country

 

Tribal Law and Order Act of 2009

 

Tribal Law and Order Act of 2009

 

 

Important SORNA/Adam Walsh Act Updates for Tribes:

Final DOJ SORNA Guidelines

SORNA Substantial Implementation Checklist

 

Stop by and visit!

475 South Stone Avenue Tucson, Arizona 85701

 

Feel free to contact us for training or technical assistance.

The Southwest Center For Law And Policy is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization providing legal training and technical assistance to tribal communities and to organizations and agencies serving Native people.

We are the host of the National Tribal Trial College providing free legal training for Attorneys, Judges, Law Enforcement, Advocates and Community Members on:
 
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sexual Assault
  • Stalking
  • Dating/Relationship Violence
  • Firearms Violence
  • Abuse Of Elders
  • Abuse Of Persons With Disabilities
  • Victims' Rights
  • Sex Offender Registration and Notification
  • Forensic Evidence
  • Tribal Court Trial Skills


List of OVW Approved Training Modules

 

For more information about our upcoming free conferences, click here.


Southwest Center For Law And Policy
475 S. Stone Avenue Tucson, Arizona 85701
Tel: (520) 623-8192 | Fax: (520) 623-8246
info@swclap.org


This project is supported by grant numbers 2008-TA-AX-K013 and 2007-TA-AX-K001 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, United States Department of Justice. Points of view expressed on this website are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the position of the Office on Violence Against Women, United States Department of Justice. Materials contained on this site as well as links to other sites should not be construed as legal information, legal advice, legal representation, or any form of endorsement or recommendation. All materials within these web pages are copyrighted. (c) Southwest Center For Law And Policy and Office on Violence Against Women, United States Department of Justice. All rights reserved.