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NCJ Number: 39572 Find in a Library
Title: NAVAJO NATION - PRELIMINARY MASTER PLAN OF JUDICIAL FACILITIES - CRIMINAL COURTS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROJECT
Author(s): M WONG
Corporate Author: American University
Institute for Studies in Justice and Social Behavior
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 46
Sponsoring Agency: American University
Washington, DC 20016
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-043-72
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: REPORT GIVES AID IN REORGANIZING TRIBAL COURT SYSTEM TO MAXIMIZE ITS EFFICIENCY.
Abstract: IN 1959 THE NAVAJO JUDICIAL SYSTEM WAS CREATED TO REFEREE CRIMINAL AND CIVIL COMPLANTS ON THE INDIAN RESERVATION. AS THE SYSTEM EXISTS NOW, HOWEVER, IT IS INADEQUATE IN FACILITIES AND SECURITY NEEDS. THE GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION OF SOME OF THE COURTS IN REMOTE AREAS POSES A PROBLEM FOR THE HIRING OF QUALIFIED COURT PERSONNEL. THIS REPORT RECOMMENDS RENOVATION OF SOME OF THE FACILITIES, AND CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW COURT OF APPEALS AND JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION BUILDING. A BREAKDOWN OF SPACE REQUIREMENTS AND PRELIMINARY COST ESTIMATES ARE INCLUDED IN THE REPORT....BS
Index Term(s): Court reorganization; Facilities; Facility conditions; Plans; Technical assistance reports; Tribal court system
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